Mothers’ day song
by little red pen
This year’s Mothers’ Day post comes with a theme tune, lists and links. It was that kind of day.
5.30am: Wake to smoke alarm. No smoke, but alarm has to be dismantled to get it to stop. It’s on the hall ceiling, so the dismantling involves two children waking, a stool on top of a chair, and Ian’s long limbs. Awesome.
After that: Not much sleep.
Later: Rabbit comes in. Ian goes to make breakfast. Rabbit stays in bed to “keep mama warm”.
7.30am: Croissants and coffee in bed. Also, children in the bed. Cards and flowers. Lots of cuddles. Not too many crumbs.
Too much of the morning: Getting organised and doing stuff.
11am: Gorgeous outing to Pūrākaunui to collect cockles on a wide-open mudflat. Birds everywhere, and the water coming in.
Afternoon: Idle parenting by the fire, chores, digesting.
6pm: Probably the last BBQ of the season.
Evening: A deep, hot bath. Bed.
Overall rating: One of the best.