Though perhaps there are times when the photos or posts present it that way, it’d be a mistake to think that life with The Boys, who’re rising seven next month, is easy.
They are a handful.
They’re hugely competitive and quick to find fault with each other. It’s often hard to engage them both at the same time in productive and positive play.
However, when it does happen it’s a time to savour. A time when family life makes sense, and isn’t as relentlessly demanding as it so often feels.
This week, whilst on the boat (and to my delight) bringing out the bundle of sticks we collected last Summer worked and good play happened…