I try and model what I think is right for our children and family. I make sure we all sit and share meals at our dinner table as often as possible, I stop myself swigging sips of water straight out of the bottle from the fridge and avoid eating standing up in a rush and using my fingers to finish my salad at the end of a long day. But some times etiquette and politeness need to move on over for spontaneity so we can enjoy eating a plate of pasta lying in our bed
or find new places to have afternoon tea.
On Saturday I went to a friend of my daughter’s birthday, she had a Barbie cake.
At the end of the party, after everyone had a slice of her skirt, the doll was left looking like this
As the little girl’s grandma stood beside me wondering why I was taking a picture of the doll I blurted out “ that Barbie is going to wake up naked in chocolate! She has been to the best party ever! “ the grandmother then added “ I will have whatever she was having!” …Spontaneity rewards…