There's Danger in the Silence

The thing with 18 month old triplets is that things can go downhill very suddenly.

This morning, as is often the case at the moment, there was a lot of crying and screaming. Mainly resulting from Mummy spoiling their fun since they were just getting into everything and I kept intercepting them.

Then as I was cleaning the kitchen I realised they were at last quiet. I congratulated myself for having the brilliant presence of mind to enlist the help of Thomas and assumed they were contentedly playing with the toy trains I had given them in the playroom. A few minute later I had a dawning sense of horror that they were in fact too quiet.

Oh how naive I had been.

My eldest son stores his drawing implements in a plastic tool box. I had thought I had put it up high enough when Jonty had asked me to put it away this morning.

It turns out it was triplet accessible and the two boys were getting in touch with their creative side.

I thought my little girl was innocent, but then I discovered pen on her face. The photo was too blurry before I wiped it off. Never mind. As she ate lunch I realised that the other side of her head was adorned.

And the rainbow surprises kept appearing.

Has there been mischief made in the silence at your house?

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6 Comments

  1. Oh yes, that silence is deadly! Punky has recently shown a love for drawing and trying to make sure the drawing stays on the paper and nothing else is not easy! I discovered some lovely pen drawing on the bathroom door the other day!

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  2. That’s so funny. Triplets? How do u do it? I remember a few yars ago seeing a very similar type scenario go viral. A little girl had scribbled on her baby sisters face – but it was with thick black texts, in some parts it was so thick it was just pitch black. I don’t know how the parents got it off. Silence is golden, but only for a quick moment!

  3. I only had one but silence definitely meant trouble unless she was sleeping !!!
    I love how they wanted to share it with each other – have the best day possible !
    Love, hugs and positive energy !
    Me
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