Ever hear that one when you were a kid?
I think it means this:
This is what they did whilst I was on the phone with one of my dear, dear friends whom I have not talked to in YEARS. And have not seen in longer!
Stella, posing amid the chaos.
And in case you thought the littlest was just a spectator...
But it was worth it! I got to talk to my friend. Kids got all sweaty. Henry actually took a decent nap. All is good.