Tag Archives: Football

Spelling Bee

Yesterday I made a deal with my kids.  If they do their homework without whining, then they can keep their privileges: after school activities like swimming, football, gymnastics, basically anything fun.  If they wish to do anything outside of this, … Continue reading

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The Cat Amongst the Pigeons

DS2 has created divisions in the household.  He is only 5 years old, but he is like a union leader…..refusing to follow/listen/acknowldege what his more experienced elders (i.e., DH and Grandad)  have known for a very, very, very longtime – … Continue reading

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Footballer in the Family?

Once I collect all 3 from their classrooms we make our sweaty way to the car.  This means passing through the playground and the newly astro turfed mini football pitch before the school gates.  The kids have a tendency to … Continue reading

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Loyalty

‘For my next birthday, can I have a ‘Tottendam’ Spurs football kit?’ asked football crazy DS2. I giggle and look to DH who raises his eyes to heaven to reply, ‘DS2, you can’t have every kit of every team you … Continue reading

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Chats at our Dinner Table

Usually, and I am embarrassed to say this, the topics of conversation at our dinner table are rather limited.  ‘Poop’, ‘farting’ and ‘burping’ are recurring themes.  Cringeworthy, I know.  However, recently the topic has turned to the boys’ favourite sport … Continue reading

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