Tag Archives: kids

Nov 2nd, 2007

Aaaaaargh!

Today I am wearing my “You Are Here” tshirt from thinkgeek. Caitlin’s friend asked me if it was the milky way. Yes, and that’s where the Earth is I say pointing to the spot indicated on the shirt. Then she asked me if I knew what was in the middle, so I said yes I […]

Oct 25th, 2007

My first ever letter of complaint.

I’ll be giving one copy of this to Dave’s teacher and one to the Deputy Principal in the morning. Names have been vagued up to assuage my conscience, there are no innocents to protect. Also, I am never going along as helper parent on an excursion with this year group again…. Thursday Oct 15th 2007 […]

Oct 22nd, 2007

Territorial disputes

David has a problem. Most evenings as he settles into bed another member of our family stages a sneak invasion of his bedroom. Samantha has decided that the top bunk is the perfect cat bed, neither Jack nor Tom can reach her there and hey! a whole bed all to herself, what more could a […]

Oct 22nd, 2007

Tom’s 6th birthday party

On Sunday I braced myself and opened my house to 4 extra 6 year olds! The horror! I’m such a wuss when it comes to kids’ parties, I stress and I don’t enjoy them, but the kids seem to have fun so I must be doing something right. As usual my very wonderful mother was […]

Oct 16th, 2007

The lamb shanks were calling my name

We took David out for dinner at The Ranch after the session at the Anxiety Clinic because I’d promised to as a bribe/compensation for his co-operation in going there in the first place. The session went well, the other families involved seem lovely people, the staff were great and David was reasonably relaxed about being […]

Sep 29th, 2007

Quick! Look over there!

While I quickly document the stuff-up that was Friday… Wait a minute, you’re still here. Never mind I’ll leave the confession till the end of the post. Perhaps you’ll be bored by then and won’t bother reading it, she says assuming that anyone bothers reading any of the food diaries…interesting question – does anyone read […]