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My Wife Bonus.

I survived my first real week of Summer.

The boys played tug o’ war with the water hose. They pulled and pulled with all their might, but the other end was stuck to the house. 494 more words


a trip to the craft store "mecca" - with children

So I was a little bit excited when a friend of mine asked if she could place a custom order for a doll to be made as a gift for a friend expecting a baby girl. 637 more words


Printemps, poo & voyages

Bonjour Blog,

Comment ca va?

Moi? Je vais très bien because Printemps is coming.

ok – that’ll do on the old French and anyway, to say that I am very well is a slight lie as I was in Dublin (again) this weekend and going to bed later than 9 p.m. 1,161 more words

Parenting And Family

A dreary, February Saturday aka Valentine's Day

Now there’s an attention seeking headline if ever I saw one………

February is the month I least like (whilst in the northern hemisphere – have to say it wasn’t… 931 more words

Raising Boys

And it has only been a month since Christmas!

Blog, HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!!!

Week before Christmas:

Let’s go back four weeks and to the Nativity play at the Prof’s school.  Held in an old, crumbling stone church down here in the department of Nowhere, the entire school plus family, plus family friends, plus the friends of friends, plus friends of friends of friends, plus people from the next village and then people from the next dozen situated further on, settled uncomfortably on the wooden yet humble pews and awaited le spectacle.   631 more words

Parenting And Family

Le Paddington Bear goes on a trip to England

Scene 1: London Bridge Station – Mum of 5 boys and the Prodigal are on their way to a family christening:

‘It’s ok Prodigal, we’ve got loads of time.   703 more words

Parenting And Family

Letter to My Boy

My Teo,
By nature I know very little about what it’s like growing up as a boy, but I’ve grown up around enough of them to know that although on the exterior you all seem very emotionally simple, you’re anything but. 704 more words

Life Lessons