Entertaining Grandchildren Takes More Than a TV

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The World of Neil

Today we went en masse to my mum’s for lunch. The lunch itself wasn’t too bad – a fab leg of lamb – although it was a bit overcooked. The boys seemed to enjoy it. so it worked to that extent. That wasn’t going to be the problem. The next thing is, what do the boys do. For some reason or another my mum has kept absolutely no toys at her house at all. Basically her idea of keeping the boys entertained is the TV and some DVDs. Generally they are happy watching TV or DVDs, but Daniel in particular can take them or leave them. He’s been watching TV at home and in the middle of a programme will get up and switch the TV off without warning. He needs much more stimulation than that. There’s so much for him to do here of course, and he loves random…

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