I had a meeting with the teachers for tom and beth a few days ago, it went well on the whole. Beth is doing well she has ‘concentration issues’ but thats just Beth :-), the teacher recounted a few amusing stories of Beth being Beth, (For example, the time she draw around her foot and wasContinue reading “Parent consultation”
Monthly Archives: March 2007
Chatting to tom before going to school this morning I asked him what he was learning at school, he said he was learning about the great fire of london and explained to me about peeps, pudding lane etc. As he spoke I flashed back to my time at primary school and learning exactly the sameContinue reading “Selected history”
Eeerowch! I am tired, losing an hour in the morning really sucks it out of you!! However I do love this time of year, the clocks changing is a sign that I wont be travelling home in the dark for much longer. Prior to working in london I didnt take much notice of this butContinue reading “Good morning”
Men loving Men
I asked tom today if he would marry a man or a woman when he grows up .. he looked at me agast and told me that men only marry women. Now both Anna and I have gone to great lengths to ensure that all our children dont have fixed gender views – except itContinue reading “Men loving Men”
Whats it like to have children?
My youngest (7 Months) has diarrhea Anna has just had to put her in the shower because she filled her nappy so well she had poo in her hair. Parenting rocks!
The ego of it all…
This morning I wispered to Beth, ‘you are the most beautiful girl in this house, but dont tell mummy!’. Beth of course, ran over to tell mummy what daddy said. Anna (mummy) told her to go poke daddy for being so rude. Beth ran steps toward me before turning back to tell Anna – “ButsContinue reading “The ego of it all…”
How much pocketmoney is a good amount and how much should children have to earn it? The scheme we run for T&B is as follows: They get a star for being extra good, they can claim 4 stars a week. The fifth star comes from getting 5/6 in spellings. For every week they get 5Continue reading “Pocketmoney”
Alternate view points
I play a game called World of Warcraft. I have sucked Tom Beth and Anna into the game also *evil cackle*. Tom does quite well he gets the game and is all about levelling. He mostly understands the stats on the gear he wears and what it means. Beth does not. A little while agoContinue reading “Alternate view points”
I am still playing catchup .. trying to jot down memories and thoughts I might like to recall when I am old(er) and gray(er). Thomas and I have started to learn to play golf, as a friend commented a good life skill for a young man 🙂 Anyways we have played a few rounds, onContinue reading “Golf”
How do you cope
OK so its been a while .. what going on .. Not really sure where this post is going, we shall see. I had a conversation recently regarding dreams and aspirations, should you aspire to live your dream so that you can look back fondly upon your life? The specific question related to a conversationContinue reading “How do you cope”