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birthdays and public speaking

It's been a good day today. Mouse successfully managed his first assembly, despite having a sore throat. He stood up on stage in front of a third of his school and talked about being a good citizen. I'm proud of … Continue reading

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preparation is everything but perseverance sometimes pays

The night before my youngest son's sixteenth birthday was not the best time to discover that I couldn't find any sticky tape. I remembered to get wrapping paper, I remembered to get a card, I organised a present from the … Continue reading

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It was my birthday today, and unusually, I had to go back to work on it. Not that I have any right or need to whinge, as I'd managed to get a whole weekend of celebrating my birthday purely on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mouse!

Mouse finally made it to fourteen today – I've had my doubts recently about whether I was going to allow him to survive this long.. the teenage tantrums have been that good. He had to go back to school on … Continue reading

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birthdays and growing

Eldest finally became Blowing out the candles – fast! seventeen on Friday, although the infamous (and worrying) party is not until next weekend. I thought that his approaching adulthood would change his view of birthdays, but no, the traditional bits … Continue reading

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