An old post, but reinstated for Super Sister who had the school animal at home last week. Last Tuesday boy three brought Adventure Ted home from nursery. This was a very exciting event. Ted is a slightly grubby teddy bear wearing ill-fitting shorts and a slightly sneery expression. The idea, the nursery ladies said, was […]
Change is a-coming. I can hear it approaching, rumbling the ground beneath our feet and raising a cloud of dust you can see for miles. I’m holding on tight so I don’t get blown away. It’s a big year for some of us. Boy Three is moving up from nursery to start the first of seven years […]
It was Boy Three’s big Christmas celebration at nursery today. Mercifully brief, it consisted of a couple of songs and a visit from the big man. Instructed to sing loudly, he Jingle Bell-ed like fury with a very worried look on his face, never taking his eye off the door until Santa arrived. I think he still […]
This morning the Panther of News and Boy Three put on their visors and rolled up their sleeves as they held the first editorial meeting for the Boy’s new newspaper. It was such a hit at nursery that, if the Panther’s not careful, he’ll be running master-classes for a whole roomful of four-year-old hacks.
When I dropped Boy Three off at nursery I gave him a kiss and a cuddle, like usual, and, like usual, said: “Have fun.” He replied: “You have fun too, mummy.” “I will,” I said as headed out to the car to perform the elaborate waving ritual. It involves me blowing kisses and flapping my […]