Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Trying to work with the kids on putting toys away after they play with them as the toy room looked like a hurricane hit it! So I cleaned it up but several of the toys that I had asked them to clean up like the legos and all remained on the floor.....so I boxed them up and hid them downstairs. I then made a poster with a picture of a purple monster that said "BEWARE OF THE TOY MONSTER....he loves to take toys that are not put away"....I hung it on the wall. It was so funny...when the kids came home from school they saw how clean and organized the toy room was and both said they liked it that way............but then they went rushing around to see what was missing. Sean noticed his favorite legos and was wondering what he could do to get them back. I said I didn't know but maybe if he wrote a note to the toy monster saying that he was sorry and would put them away next time who the toy monster put them back. So he wrote a note and left it on the clean table in the toy room when he went to bed. Of course the toy monster put back the legos all organized in their box with a note that said "you get a pass this time". When Sean got up this morning he was so excited to get them back. Hoping the Toy Monster continues to work while we are here.
It's getting really chilly in Philly! I have like 4 layers on and a blanket as I sit here writing. Yep my blood sure is thin.
I hope everyone is doing great. Have a terrific day.