One night before bedtime, both kids cornered me with this question:
'Mama, why do we always have to walk everytime we go to kindergarten?'
Well, I wasnt really surprised with the question. They have been bugging me almost every morning with, 'are we using the car or are we walking?' Hoping that they could hop in the car for once though they know there is a slim chance of that.
Then MC said, 'but I see a lot of kids being chauffered by their parents to kindergarten, why not us?' Well, why not them?
So I told them, that aside from the price of the gasoline that powers a car to drive is getting more expensive which doesnt really interest them at all...
I asked them if they think it is fun to sit in the car on the way to kindergarten?
Or it is more fun walking where they'd get to run around, spin around, go with their bikes or go with skates on a good day, play a game on the way, be amazed with what's roaming on the streets, etc?
The verdict? Walking is fun. And yes, even when it is raining.
Just the morning after that talk, both girls got to skip rope on their way to kindergarten.
Walking is more fun. It is healthier and yes, we save in the process :)
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