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The problem with having a helpful child

Who doesn’t know his own strength is when being helpful he breaks things.   Take last night, I open all the windows in the morning to get the air going through the house. For the record my partner hates this, … Continue reading

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Yesterday

Normally what happens is that I spend from about midday till 3pm, gearing up to go and collect my son. The trick I have found is to be late, but not too late to get into trouble. Its a thin … Continue reading

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Things my son says

Monkey: Mummy Me: Why are you not asleep Monkey: I am asleep mummy, I am just talking   Me: Its time to sleep now *half an hour later* Monkey: mummy the magic came in and built my lego house all … Continue reading

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Teaching my son to read

I love reading, I love books, don’t like books on computers, I like a proper paperback or hardback book. I like the feel, the smell. I love books. I was obviously very excited when my son started to take an … Continue reading

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Well this is awkward

I have found that it is almost impossible to blog during the weekend when my son is here.   I can distract him for more or less an hour, which is lovely, but this is not an uninterrupted hour, there … Continue reading

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Ats and crafts

With my son on half term, he has homework. I haven’t do homework since I left school and since monkey is only 4 this is really his first set of holiday homework. I read the homework and felt my heart … Continue reading

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Holidays

My son is on half term this week, like many four year olds, he doesn’t understand holidays mean lie ins. We are still up at 7am, its at times like these I look forward to the teenage years. I never … Continue reading

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