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So glad you have found us. We are a nomadic family of 9 travelling Australia with our six daughters, and our one son and forever missing our precious daughter Serenity who went to be with Jesus at 13 hours old on 12 March 2011. Her short life has changed our lives forever! As we travel we perform at shows, festivals and fundraisers with our dogs, help out on farms and also sell handmade woodcraft, dog collars, leads and capes. We are also doTERRA wellness advocates. Follow our joys and trials here.

Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Where have all the children gone


It never ceases to amaze me that we can spend all day at a playground and never see any other children.  Granted, most kids are back in school now, but that does not explain why we sometimes don’t even see any children at all, not even pre-schoolers!


Our children love to go to the playground!  We can and do spend all day there often!  They go in and out of the bus as they please, alternating between outside play and inside play.


I feel sad for the children that spend all day in a classroom, then go home to spend the rest of the day indoors.  I know some will spend time playing in the backyard, but we haven’t even seen much of that in our travels.  It seems a lot of children only get to have outside fun on weekends or school holidays.  How sad!  I remember growing up I’d stop by the playground on my way home from school (at about 7 years old), or we’d go out after dinner on warm summer evenings and walk to the playground!


My challenge to anyone who wants one is … take your child(ren) to the playground or some place where they can run and play uninhibited at least 4 times this month!  Have fun yourself too!


1 comment:

  1. Interesting - I never even noticed the lack of children until you mentioned it!


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