Things I have done today…


Things I have done today:

  • Got up
  • Helped Flea put on her shin pads with her football kit
  • Helped Flea take off her shin pads
  • Repeated previous two actions approximately 5,000 times
  • Read stories. Realised Topsy and Tim lead seriously empty lives
  • Made burritos
  • Made boiled eggs when Flea decided she no longer likes burritos
  • Made a second set of boiled eggs when I remembered I never remember how to soft-boil eggs 
  • Tried to explain to Flea that I didn't have more toast than her, it's just that hers was sliced into soldiers
  • Gave up, and swapped my toast for Flea's toast
  • Played policemen and burglars
  • Played medieval policemen and burglars (as above, but with swords)
  • Went to the cinema to see Nanny McPhee 2
  • Played doctors and patients
  • Had a falling over competition on the king-sized bed. Lost.
  • Played 105 rounds of Pop-Up Pirate
  • Read two bedtime stories
  • Gave three bedtime hugs 
  • Gave one final, last hug
  • Then one more, but that was the last one, definitely
  • Apart from the last one, obviously

Things I have not done today:

  • Laundry
  • Changed the bed linen
  • Cleaned the kitchen floor
  • Taken a shower
  • Any work

I love the summer holidays!


Sally is a full-time blogger and founder of the Tots100, Trips100, Foodies100 and HIBS100 communities, along with the MAD Blog Awards. She spends a bit too much time on the Internet. She’s also a very happy Mum to Flea, the world’s coolest ten year old.

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  1. 10th July 2010 / 9:08 pm

    Sounds blissful, am very jealous!

  2. 10th July 2010 / 9:12 pm

    We’ve been in the garden, painting with our hands and feet. We’re not on summer holiday yet but so good to spend the day just playing.

  3. 10th July 2010 / 9:48 pm

    Yup, sounds pretty much how it’s supposed to go. I was wondering today when oh WHEN I might get to eat the food I put on my own plate. It’s midly depressing how predictable it is that they snaffle it…harumph.
    Today I had to plan a rocket build. I really, really think my 4 year old assumes I can actually make a REAL rocket tomorrow. His confidence in me appalls and delights me in equal measures.
    I hate pop up pirate. Smack him on the head with a sword next time you see him. Feisty little bugger.

  4. 10th July 2010 / 9:51 pm

    ha haaaa! all sounds very familiar! specially the ‘please can i have just one more hug before you go?’ clever delaying tactics!

  5. 10th July 2010 / 10:46 pm

    that sounds like an awesome day 🙂
    (I didn’t do any laundry either)

  6. 11th July 2010 / 11:28 am

    Very sweet.

  7. 11th July 2010 / 12:42 pm

    Sounds like a great day to me! 🙂

  8. Vonnie
    11th July 2010 / 3:28 pm

    My Mother-in-law is fond of reminding me that the housework will be there long after I’ve gone. I guess that’s her way of saying enjoy your kids while they’re young enough to actually want to be in your company 😉

  9. 11th July 2010 / 7:36 pm

    You should see my kitchen floor. And I just slept today. Ouch. Yours was better.

  10. 12th July 2010 / 12:32 am

    Flea has some weird sixth sense about food. One chew and it’s “what have you got in your mouth, Mummy?”

  11. 12th July 2010 / 12:34 am

    Sneaky little devils, aren’t they? And I fall for it ever time!

  12. 12th July 2010 / 12:35 am

    Oh dear. My kitchen floor is now relatively clean. For, ooh, about three hours.