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Last Day of Christmas

Today we waved ‘adieu’ to the Christmas tree and all things Christmassy; the tinsel was tucked away for another year, and the cards stacked in the memory box.   The kids looked so sad watching their Yuletide cheer disappear; so sad … Continue reading

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I Wish it were Tomorrow Today

The past few days have been a blur of bristling excitement, last minute pushes to ensure pole position on Santa’s good list, squeals of delight, and unstoppable chatter about what Santa brought. The Munchkins’ Christmas Eve plans were executed with … Continue reading

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The Things Kids Say

At bedtime last night DS2 asked ‘how old was Jesus when he was deaded?’ I was quite taken aback at this question, moreso because I wasn’t even aware he was familiar with ‘Jesus’!  Well, I have mentioned him in passing, … Continue reading

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DS2’s Santa List

When I asked DS2 what he would like from Santa, he replied ‘Arsenal Kit’.  Then I found the real list….. iPhone – errrmmm….no! iPad – eerrrmmmm – no! Car – clarification received confirmed this as a ‘real’ car.  On explaining … Continue reading

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DS1’s List for Santa

And in no particular order of preference…..why do I get the feeling he has yet to complete this list?????? Bouncy Castle – I fear we do not have the space.  Besides, it would melt in the desert! Rugby Kit – Only … Continue reading

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Santa is Watching Part 2

Yesterday I set up the children’s Santa messages from http://www.portablenorthpole.com!  The message choices were for ‘nice children, naughty children or naughty/nice children’.  I couldn’t decide between ‘naughty’ or the ‘yet to decide’ option.  Before I started this exercise, I was … Continue reading

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Santa is Watching

Since July, it has taken all my strength to refrain from using what I thought was the ultimate bribe; Santa is watching!  And it was with the excitement and enthusiasm of a 6 year old standing in line to see … Continue reading

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Trick or Treat?

Hallow’een has become like Christmas for the kids.  In the run up to the day, they talk about it non-stop and pour as much energy into the celebration as they do into writing their letters to Santa!  They drag me … Continue reading

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