However, now that we are parenting two kids, I am much more likely to welcome these "boring" activities. I can easily multitask and nurse when singing a song I know by heart or reading a story I've read 100+ times. These "boring" activities have become life savers to me. They get us through the day when my energy is low, baby is going through a growth spurt or our toddler is just having an off day.
We all know that repetition is beneficial to toddlers, but it can take awhile to see those benefits concretely. Now that we are making our way out of the newborn fog, the benefits of repetition are also becoming clearer. Our son has learned key phrases in his favorite books and can sing his favorite songs. It's a win-win, so I say "bring on the boring!"
How do you handle the repetitiveness of toddlerhood?