Everyone knows about, or has experienced the phenomena that is the barrage of “Why?” questions a child would ask. I have gone through it myself. It was a phase I quite enjoyed. Lewis is nearly four so I have been honing my technique for some time. Why does the sun shine? (To keep us warm). Why are carrots red? (So they look tasty to eat).
If you read my post 10 benefits of having two children you will know that one of them is the ability to recycle and reuse items such as toys. I have kept nearly everything Lewis had and now Aaron has come along to put these goods to use. Though I have a slight problem. We are temporarily renting after our relocation, and about 50% of our belongings remain in boxes, stored in every conceivable place we can fit them.
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You may be aware I have been struggling to come up with some boy’s yellow bedroom ideas. Lewis has some rather exacting criteria for his new bedroom (in a house that we don’t yet have!) I spent most of last week trawling the internet looking for inspiration.
To be honest I was very nearly at the point of giving up, but I feel guilty. It has been a hard year for Lewis. He moved house and moved country. Started and then moved playgroup. He has had to adapt to the addition of a baby brother and become accustomed to his Daddy coming home in the evenings after two years working away.
I’ve had two children for 8 months now and I think it’s easy to sometimes focus on the difficulties of having double the trouble, twice as many chores and half as much money to spend on each. There are benefits of having two children though. Certainly in my household I’ve found two can sometimes make things easier. I thought I would share some of my reflections with you now I have two boys, Lewis (almost 4) and Aaron (8 months).