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In praise of One Direction

 Daughter three is back at school, but already planning her birthday party in May. I got a voucher on Amazon for Christmas and shared it with the kids and she…

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Cold turkey

The holidays are over and it's back to the grindstone of getting up at just before 7am. It's a bit of a shock to the system for daughter one, in…

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Blackberry ban

I have taken the bull by the horns and put daughter one's Blackberry in temporary exile. It has taken over daughter one's life. Her excuse is that all 12 year…

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A triumph of planning

This weekend the event that daughter three has been waiting for since before Christmas has finally arrived. Her sleepover seventh birthday extravaganza. The birthday is entirely inspired by daughter one's…

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Related tags: Birthday | Sleepover

No adults in sight

It's been a long, child-centred weekend. I don't think I've actually spoken face to face to an adult for over 48 hours and the toddler's been waking up at the…

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