Skating, and the 3:1 Rule
I’ve confirmed there is exists a 3:1 rule for children and outdoor activities. We took the boys skating over the weekend and I’m quite sure that we spent at least 3 hours getting dressed, putting on skates, getting undressed and warming up for a scant 1 hour of outdoor time. (Outdoor time includes skating, getting into and out of the car, getting from the rink to the cafe next door, looking at the ducks on the Harbour.) Not to suggest that it wasn’t fun and that we and the boys didn’t enjoy ourselves.