A simple "please" will do it

Chippie’s vocabulary is rapidly increasing. He is of that age where he is absorbing everything around him, like a sponge .. no literall, I swear he absorbed a sponge. It was there, with him, in the bath, and now …. gone! Also, he has brothers that are teaching him well;…

It most certainly is

The usual Tuesday morning routine, where I am woken by Grumpy’s alarm. Actually, slightly unusual awakening, as it’s usually Chippie crying an hour before the alarm where I am woken. Thankfully, he awakes just before Grumpy gets out of the shower, so they have breakfast together and I am reprieved…

You never listen to me!

After yesterday’s disgustingness of behaviour (from all parties) I was most dismayed to discover we needed bread, milk and some fruit. Which meant needing to leave the house. And it was going to be hot. Not wanting to run the risk of the kids going totally feral because they managed…

I have the power

Arrive home at just before midnight last night, to discover older two children still not home, having apparently organised a sleepover for themselves at friend’s house. Quietly entertain resentment that I finally have a great night out and he manages to shirk his fatherly duties, without even trying. Out for…