Monday, 23 September 2013

Whats The Story? Sleeping Schoolboy 23/9/13

My little man started primary school a few weeks ago, the day after he celebrated his 5th birthday.

He is still not too sure he likes it. I asked him what he thought about being at school and he answered:" The trouble is Mummy, it takes all day!"

And that's the thing - it does take all day and at the end of it he is exhausted.

So I have been doing my best to make sure he has his tea and bath before he crashes - not always easy when you have another 5 or 6 children to deal with too.

Afterschool clubs, playdates, curriculum meetings etc all get in the way of a routine, and on the day this photograph was taken I was not as organised as usual so while I went upstairs to fetch clean pyjamas he fell asleep, curled up on a comfy chair.

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4 comments:

  1. Ah bless him! It's so hard for them at that age because it is a long day to get through when you're 5. I have 6 year old twins and they are nearly always grumpy when I pick them up from school, so I have to try and get them to bed at a reasonable time. My 8 year old son still struggles too.

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  2. Ah poor thing. My 6 year old finds it a struggle at times too.

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  3. They're so young to be occupied all day, bless him, gorgeous photo!

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  4. Poor little man, it must be so tiring for him. He looks super comfy curled up like that and what a great photo - I love it. Love what he said about it taking all day, it's a bit rude really isn't it!? Lovely post, thank you so much for sharing with #whatsthestory

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