Downtime {The Ordinary Moments}

Welcome back to another week of the Ordinary Moments. If you haven’t joined in before this is a weekly linky that launches every Sunday morning and is open until midnight on the following Saturday. It’s a linky that celebrates any ordinary moments in your life – or the not so ordinary some weeks too. Basically – anything goes. I’ll be sharing and commenting on the posts that are linked up during the week and there’s a badge at the bottom of the post if you’d like to add it to yours too.

I feel like I don’t have much to write about at the moment. Unlike the last lockdown, the children are still at school so we have less happening together to make note of. But one thing that we have had is so much down time.

The children’s swimming lessons and gym sessions have been cancelled, obviously, so we have nowhere to be apart from school. The children go happily each day and when they get home it’s time to relax, put onesies on and do a whole lot of nothing until dinner time.

LP and Little Man love not needing to be anywhere. The appreciate having an hour or two to play on their tablets or use the Switch and they really like just spending time relaxing at home.

It’s the right time of year for relaxing at home and it’s lovely that we don’t have any commitments needing us to be anywhere, do anything or brave the weather. The days are darker and it’s so nice to just be for a while.

As you can see, I’m still looking on the bright side of lockdown. I’ve got used to not really doing much, not really seeing people and so this lockdown isn’t a huge change for us. I miss our close family and friends but I’m willing the weeks away until we can, hopefully, see them again. And until then we’re pretty fine at home.

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  • Donna Wishart

    Donna Wishart is married to Dave and they have two children, Athena (12) and Troy (11). They live in Surrey with their two cats, Fred and George. Once a Bank Manager, Donna has been writing about everything from family finance to days out, travel and her favourite recipes since 2012. Donna is happiest either exploring somewhere new, with her camera in her hand and family by her side or snuggled up with a cat on her lap, reading a book and enjoying a nice cup of tea. She firmly believes that tea and cake can fix most things.

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  1. I’m quite happy with doing nothing! My kids are happy playing games at home and chatting with friends over the internet. I would be happy without school too, but the Little Man is still full time and his school has managed to avoid any isolation. The girls are part time, so spend less than two hours in a classroom, distanced and with masks. We miss the sunshine and fun in the garden, but I don’t have a lot of family to miss. Thanks for hosting x

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