One of the bloggers I read regularly had a recent post about playing with your kids. I, like Kelly, sometimes struggle with the spontaneity of children's play. I can seek out activities and gather supplies and definitely fill their time but sitting down on the floor with barbies, I don't last very long. But this morning I got a reality-check of how important it is to be present for those play moments. Sophie was entertaining herself so I turned on some music and started loading the dishwasher. Sophie heard the music and came up and asked me, "Mommy, would you dance with me, please?" How could I resist that? I turned off the water and turned up the music and we danced.