Monday, December 26, 2011

Holiday Break

With kids ages 12 (sassy, bored, texting, know-it-all preteen), 8 (all boy, all the time), and 5 (the baby who is always left out of every activity cause she's "too little").  I have no patience to take them anywhere, we have no money after this month, I have little patience to bake, play, craft with them.  On the other hand, I don't want them zoned in front of the TV all day, either.

*sigh* it's gonna be a long 10 days at home.

What are you doing with your kids to keep them busy?

1 comment:

  1. With those age differences you do have a challenge. The 5yo would prolly love to play in water (bath) - and you can let her play with shaving cream while in the tub. Some theaters feature "matinee" prices before 6pm -- making the cost of a movie fairly reasonable - chipmunks is currently playing and family friendly. Meal prep can include everyone with some thought about who is able to do certain things. 5yo can set the table with help from mom or big sibling. dividing your time up too - reading or coloring with the younger two. maybe this will get some juices flowing and you can find some things to keep everyone doing small things thru the day to break up the time.