Well, a couple of weeks ago we were too sick to go to church. It was one of those annoying illnesses where you feel almost OK, just a little off. And every couple of minutes you break out in a horrible cough. Oh, and your nose is a leaky, disgusting faucet of grossness.
I considered going anyway, but the coughing and nose running would definitely be a dead give away. And then we would be the family who got everyone sick. Which has happened before, but that is a different story. So we had a day at home without TV (or Peter who was working). What do we do? Our favorite sport of course.
We have participated in this sport for several years. Ever since we moved to our first wooden floored house in Pennsylvania. However this day the kids introduced a variation. Instead of skating around the floors, they had sliding contests across the carpet. Added some excitement to it all.
My kids entertained themselves this way for at least an hour. Half way through the "game" my youngest 3 decided they would be safer with helmets (not a bad choice, it did get a little rough). And now you know why I have to replace my kids socks so often.