We often acknowledge how lucky we are to have a fairly large back garden relative to the area we live in as we live on a corner but we often forget that we’re very privileged to have a garden at all as many families don’t.
And we should definitely make more time for just chilling in it and seeing where the mini ones’ imaginations take us.
The log steps have been used as a stage for singing and guitar playing performances, as the Grand Old Duke of York’s hill and as mountains to climb, among many other things.
And having a slower day also gives more opportunity for sharing the smaller moments of your child’s wonder that you may otherwise miss. Such as Willow’s “wow” when a breeze blew a leafy strand past their playhouse’s window today. A room with a view is very important!