We went to the local shopping mall yesterday evening, for the second time, to look for a costume, for the second time. There are loads of costumes in all the toy shops at this time of year. You can buy cheap masks and accessories to make up your own costume, or you can buy onesies with hoods made to look like any animal you could think of, or you can buy a complete outfit and accessories in a pack to be a profession, a super hero, a fairytale character, anything. En-ee-thing!
I really thought she'd get something this time. I said she could choose whatever she wants. The more expensive costumes cost up to 200 nis (about £40). I didn't mind. Whatever she wanted. I have only one child to dress for Purim after all. My only condition was that if we bought something, she had to wear it for school tomorrow (today).
She couldn't bring herself to commit to wearing a costume for school. We bought felafel in pita for supper and came home.
This morning she didn't want to go to school, obviously. I let her stay at home as it's my WAH day, school was half day and there were no lessons today. This afternoon she has her youth club meeting. DD won't go because there'll be dressing up.
Where does she get this from?
On Thursday evening we will go to a Purim party at the home of friends, we'll read the story of Queen Esther followed by supper. It's a hoot. Everyone will be dressed up in costumes. DD won't of course. And I won't dress up because I hate dressing up. OH.