Sunday, November 14, 2010

The First Snowfall: A Toy that Actually Falls from the Sky

90 Seconds:
How long it took the kids to get out of bed and come downstairs when they realized it was snowing

47 Minutes:
How long it took to get three kids dressed in boots, snowpants, coats, mittens, scarves, and hats to go outside

4 Minutes:
How long Aliza helped shovel the driveway before she abandoned daddy to make a snowman

7 Minutes:
How long they spent playing in the snow before they were bored/cold and wanted to come back in

3.5 Minutes:
How long it took to undress and throw wet boots, snowpants, coats, mittens, scarves, and hats on the floor

9 Seconds:
How long it took me to get tired of picking up wet outerwear off the floor

21 Minutes:
How long it took before two of them wanted to put on wet outerwear and go back outside

10.25 hours:
About how long it actually snowed yesterday

5 Months:
How long it'll be before I can send the kids outside again without spending the better part of an hour dressing them like mummies

Doesn't it look like they're screaming?


Cortney Lyon said...

Hello! I am a new follower, I found you via The Girl Next Door. I looked around and read a bit from you blog today and I look forward to reading more. Forgive me if I missed the part where you said where you're from...I know it must be up north somewhere because of the snow.

I'm a teacher and I teacher 10 beautiful kiddo's. My students have autism, which I know is similar to Fragile X but different. I will be eager to read more from you about your family and your boys.

Thanks, Cortney

Rachael said...

L.O.V.E. this post!!!

Joey @ Big Teeth and Clouds said...

Those snowsuits are a total time suck. Looks like a fun time though, especially since at this time of year it's still so novel. By March, not so much!


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