I'll start with the bad. Ian's behaviour has been going backwards a bit, now that usually happens towards the end of term, but it seems more extreme this time. Yesterday when I refused to let him have the computer due to poor behaviour in the morning we had screaming, kicking and throwing of toys down the hall. As a result he's not getting it today either. I'm trying to spend more time with the boys to see if that helps with their behaviour. So the last two nights I've been reading to them despite them being quite happy to read to themselves. I also did baking with George yesterday and we'll be doing more board games and things too. Less computer time and I want to find a way for them to do their homework off computer too as that is I think not helping the situation. Part of the problem is that Ian doesn't seem to understand that being bad in the past leads to punishment now. How much of that is genuine lack of understanding I don't know, but it makes it much harder.
Right, now onto the good. George has been busy in his vege garden. A couple of days ago he planted Salsify and Pea seeds into the garden while avoiding the garlic sprouts. We still have to do the seed raising mix for the other seeds, but hopefully we'll do that tomorrow while their father is at Judo. He harvested a broccoli head too
|almost head sized! It was yummy.|
|Will be a Breakwater, as soon as I finish one of my current projects. Will alternate skeins as they didn't come out the same; my pot isn't big enough.|
|One bobbin of singles|
|The finished yarn, quite thick and brighter in real life|
|Tula Pink's Kiss Kiss|
|Dragons from Fat Quarter Shop|
It's going to be for either a birthday or Christmas present. I already have the batting; it's wool. I'm quite looking forward to it.
In knitting news I've done a few rows on the vest for Ian, but the yarn is still hurting my hands so I'm taking it slowly. I'm about an inch off starting the ribbing on Thomas' cowl, but I'll have to find another set of 4mm tips as the ones I used originally are now in the vest. The cowl will be 2.5 inches longer than the pattern calls for but that's what Thomas wants.