Sometimes, when the planets are aligned just so, I find the boys playing like this – the way I imagined they would and should play when I was new to this parenting gig. Before the brain damage had been wrought. I find them making stories up, imagining new worlds, co-operating, on the verge of singing an a capella version of Kum By Ah and generally being the Waldorfy Free Range homeschooled free spirited geniuses I thought they would be.
And then they get a clue and go back to normal.
But while it lasts, it’s a wonderful wonderful couple of hours…
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