I found some paint-by-numbers sets at Walmart for two bucks and bought some for the big boys. JP and Danny got halloween watercolor books. They spent most of the day painting...IN SILENCE! It was just glorious! I was able to read and even got in an hour of sewing without someone saying, "mama" every two seconds!
It's true, art soothes the savage beast!
Little Danny also rode a bike for the first time today! We were all outside cheering him on as he peddaled around the driveway: