Nov

4

Being a boy on a farm…

By Matt

Dee was home with Angus the other day and he tells her he needs to do a wee.
Probably important for this story to understand he is obsessed with all things ‘fireman’ at the moment.
Dee: ”Ok, let’s go to the potty”
Angus: “No, I want to do it on the grass like daddy”
Dee: “Ok, lets go over to the fence”
Angus: “No, I just want to do it on the grass”
Dee: “Ok”
*Angus drops drawers and points the business end toward the grass*
Dee: “That’s the way, good boy”
Angus (now doing the biz): “Look Mum, it’s like a fire hose!”

Sep

23

Fire fighting…

By Matt

Popped in to Murrumbateman yesterday on the way home from Canberra as the RFS were having an open day. Words cannot express the size of the smile on the boy wonder’s face when he was allowed to climb in and around the trucks, operate a fire hose and don the fireman’s helmet!

 

Sep

20

Raarrr!!!

By Matt

Today at day-care Angus drew this awesome monster. As I came in to collect him the picture was thrust under my nose and I was regaled with tales of the scary monster with a very scary huuuuge ear. Yep, nothing scarier than a monster with a huge ear! :-)

 

Aug

21

Bedtime Angus style…

By Matt

After singing ‘Twinkle, twinkle little star’ tonight Angus decides to launch into a couple of his own versions. Sung to the tune of the afore mentioned song…

 

Twinkle, twinkle Vegemite,
I don’t want you on my sandwich,
If you put it on my sandwich,
I will drop it on the ground and get dirt all over it,
Twinkle, twinkle Vegemite,
I don’t like you on my sandwich.

 

At this point I gan barely keep my giggles under control before he launches into another…

 

Twinkle, twinkle mud, mud, mud,
I don’t like you on my plate,
If you are on my plate I’ll drop you on people’s heads…
Now I’m laughing hysterically at which point Angus announces “You’re funny Daddy”.  You just can’t buy this sort of gold!

Apr

8

Easter Sunday trampolining.

By Matt

Fuelled by chocolate our two maniacs spent some time burning off their energy on the trampoline.

Apr

8

2012 Easter egg hunt

By Matt

Apr

7

Making balance beams

By Matt

Today we decided to make some balance beams for the kids. The morning was taken up teaching Riss to use the hammer and not break all the wood we had set aside for the beams, and trying to find where Angus had hidden the nails. Needless to say it took a little longer than expected.

This afternoon the kids worked together (mostly) to paint the beams. Tomorrow they will decorate them with some coloured paint.

Mar

12

Pretty in pink…

By Matt

Angus… what do you think you’re doing mate? You’re supposed to be in bed.  “I’m painting.” “That is not OK Angus, we’re really upset…’, ‘sorry daddy for painting your wallet pink…’, ‘what about my band new nutri-metics lipsitck?…’, ‘sorry mummy…’

Later…when being tucked into bed… ‘daddy can I see your pink wallet that I painted with mummy’s pink lipstick?’

Mar

11

Breakfast…

By Matt

Peas in a pod having brekky watching the morning cartoons.