Insanity of Motherhood

Motherhood, marriage, and midlife.

Dirt Pile


A conversation between a mother and a little boy.

“Sweetie, what are you doing?” – Mom

“Playing in the dirt.” – Little Boy

“I can see that.  What I mean is, why aren’t you playing in the new sandbox Daddy made for you?” – Mom

“Because the sandbox is too clean.  I need dirt and rocks for T Rex.” – Little Boy

Lonely sandbox

Author: insanityofmotherhood

Mom of three boys, wife, educator, and all around nice gal in the middle of a midlife something. It's not a crisis, but it's something…

3 thoughts on “Dirt Pile

  1. Hi Nate, my name is Jenny from the blog Let the Children Play and I would love to use the image from this post for my upcoming ebook entitled “Natural Backyard Playscapes” – it’s perfect for my dirt section! Would you be able to let me know if I do or don’t have your permission via email at Thanks so much for your consideration, Jenny x

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