17-11-18 Trains

Saturday 17th November 2018

I’m about to confess to a bad parenting session: in order to clean the house today I allowed Kingsley access to untold number of awful online games from my phone. Daft games that are easy for him to download and simple to play. All the while I vacuumed, mopped and cleaned.

The effects of such useless banal computer gaming is immediate and alarming: he’d lose his temper whenever I’d attempt to take my phone away/ use my phone or even ask politely to look at it (say to check my messages) however he’d readily eat whatever I presented under his nose. Oh well…

At one point the sheer number of hours in front of the screen even turned my eyeballs square so I knew its time to put down the device and actually play together. And we did – Go Fish on the bed then Hungry Hippo in the lounge room. But the best fun we both had today playing was building train tracks under the pergola waiting for Erroll to arrive…

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