"Bad mornings - I've definitely had more than my fair share."
Take this morning for example, in the midst of trying to get dressed for work and making sure my boys are sorted and in a decent enough state to be acceptable through the school gates, (except for that occasional “sleepie” that escaped the face wash in the morning), my boys decide to have a fight in the back of the car on the way to school.
Now my boys are 7 and 4 respectively and believe me the little one can hold his own against his big brother. But looking in my kiddy mirror that is clipped onto my rear view mirror , I see the two of them physically wrestling over a silly tiny little dinosaur that they both want. Never mind the fact that they both haven’t played with the toy in a while and all of a sudden it is the most desired item in the world!
To say that by the time we got to my oldest son Tristan’s school, world war 3 had broken out, there were tears and screaming ! The parents at the school giving me side ways looks like “ can’t you handle your kids”.
It took every ounce of patience I had to pull them apart and settle the argument and get them to apologize to each other , so that they could go to school happily was a feat to behold!
But when I see them hug each other and say sorry, it melts my heart and I can no longer be angry with them.
So it's off to work I go after dropping off the little one at nursery school with a big heart and the memory of a bad day a distant memory!
Hope you managed to turn a bad morning into a good one just by being around your kids!Wendy