Tuesday, May 4, 2010

In My Head.....Stories....


Occasionally before bed I tell the kids a made up story....(very occasionally!). But they remember them and always talk about them, even ones from back when we were in Tassie. According to them, I am a brilliant storyteller....and I don't quite get it. To me my stories are ghastly (I can't even retell the plot of a movie properly without losing the entire feel and story in translation!), they never make sense, and they are filled with lots of "ummms". I would honestly be embarrassed if anyone heard me telling them.

What I think the children love about them - 
They get to be the main characters
  The setting is always the Island of Soder (for Jack)
There is always a kingdom (so Amelie can be a princess) 
And a chance for heroism (Ash, of course)....

So yay for the small things that make us amazing to our children. I hope, for now while they are young, these stories make up for at least some of my parenting stumbles....

2 comments:

  1. they love them because it's you, same as my girls. ours always want stories from our childhood - wish my memory was better.
    thanks so much for your kind comment the other day
    x
    H

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  2. This is such a cute post! Love you Tash. x

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