Every morning we do the school run. Firstly my eldest gets dropped off at his school, we drive to the other side of town to take my daughter to her school and then we drive back to the nursery that is next to my eldest sons school to drop off our youngest!
O love the school run we do 😂
Anyway on our travels we see so many buses! My youngest, Reggie, suffers with speech and communication so we talk about everything to encourage him to talk. We tend to argue about the colour of buses alot! I think the buses are green but he is adamant they are blue!
Today we had such random fun!
So after Reggies nursery session we walked to the local bus stop to wait for a bus into town. We had 15 minutes to wait so we walked to the shops, got a drink and snack each and went back to the bus stop.
We talked about the direction the bus would be coming, that we needed to hold our hand out when we saw it coming and that we needed to pay for our ticket. (£6.15 lighter! I nearly fell over!)
Of course we easily could of got in the car and driven there but that’s no fun! Saying that for that price we could of got a taxi to and from 😂
We explored around the shops, picked up mummies new glasses, Reggie managed to get me to buy him his own Batman glasses case for his sunglasses!
We had the best time! We then had to work out which bus was to take us home, we waited at the wrong stop so got on the right bus but sat on it around Halden’s and then back to town and then to our stop. Reggie thought it was great! Even more so once he got to press the big red button to tell the driver it was our stop!
The little things matter to children! These 2 hours of random exploring, although in a place we visit often, was so exciting for Reggie. Getting to see his little face try and speak through the excitement made my heart melt!
The point I am trying to make?!
Don’t just jump in your car and rush around all the time! See every situation as an opportunity. I needed to collect my glasses, Reggie hasn’t been on a bus! Little things like this make a moment special and one we will remember. Also Reggie now has a fun story to tell his friends and family encouraging him to use his words.
💖 Love him I do 💖