Bedtime stories

Sometime ago I shared Dino Boy’s bedtime rhythm
Well like lots of things in life, it has evolved.
We still start with brushing teeth and putting on pjs. And then the little bits of magic start to happen…

I light a candle while the kids snuggle down in Dino Boy’s bed…
Little Miss Q loves making sure she is under the covers and all snugly for the story *smile*
Sitting down beside the bed I read to them ~ something seasonal, the current favourite…
or a chapter book…

After reading, Dino Boy blows out the candle and asks what did you do when you were little?

And I tell him, a story at a time.. the little memories *smile*
I love sharing about my childhood with them and think it is lovely that this part of our bedtime rhythm simply… evolved

So I tell them little snippets of stories… like about my cat Bickie, who was black and had a white kitten

How I loved baking muffins with my Nana.
How my granddad had a game with us where we could only step on the green pavers going to their door ~ never the red ~ unless you wanted to be chased!

How when I stayed with my grandparents at Nowhere Creek they had no power and we got to use candles for light and a fire to cook on.

And as I share these little moments of my past they come back to life and make me smile
{just like the photos I’ve shared}

Happy days

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  • Reply The Monko March 10, 2013 at 8:17 am

    How lovely. I’ve always wanted to know more about my parents childhood. This would have been a great way to do it.

  • Reply Darcy March 9, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Those sound like the best stories 🙂

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