If you have kids I’m sure you know how quickly you can reach that moment; that moment when things suddenly cross the line.
The other day I was home with my kids and things were going well. The girls had dressed up and were having a tea party and the boys were building robots and swords. I was curled up reading a book when I heard a sniff next to me.
I looked up to see my son standing there crying because his brother had made him (made him??) eat a rubber ball and the girls were “being mean”. I got up at went into the other room to find my youngest daughter holding our 17-year-old cat upside down while her sister had managed to find every single nail polish bottle we own. My other son meanwhile had decided that the family room was a good place to eat chips. The room was trashed! I mean stuff was everywhere.
We had reached the line!
“That’s it” I yelled, “it’s time to get out of here. It’s time for an adventure.” Continue reading “an unlikely adventure”