If they’re having fun, then I’m having fun, so
DOUBLE TROUBLE FOR A FIRST-TIME DAD OF TWINS
LAST week, we went to an indoor child-friendly attraction, as the weather was signalling the end of the world.
Naturally, the whole of the UK had the same idea, and it would have been more fun to summit Snowdon, in the storm with the twins.
What I learned is we do things with the children to make them happy.
A close second to that is my happiness but they’re pretty much the same thing.
It’s difficult to feel contentment if two toddlers
The problem we’ve got is they’re 18 months old, so they can walk, although slowly with a lot of wobbling and frequent falls.
The only way we can travel any distance is with a buggy, but they get annoyed if they’re in a buggy for too long, and they want to walk, but then we can’t go anywhere.
To break out of this vicious circle, we’re going to keep life simple and stick to the following activities we can all enjoy, until they’re adequately mobile:
1. Push them around a supermarket for no longer than 20 minutes. They love looking at all the people, products and particularly the fruit and vegetables I’ve found, but timing is crucial. If it’s busy and there’s a delay, I give them a
Supermarkets are safe... for a little while