Negotiating and one up manship

Arrive at school for pickup and Monkey Boy comes racing over to me, a friend and his mum in tow. “Can I go to his place after school today? Please,” and without pause, comment or even a look from me, “I’ll be off your hands!” Hmm, no argument there from…

A real proper business person. And just a mum

Another loooong and brain challenging day meeting lots of exciting and fabulous people, who treat me like I’m one of them. Must restrain self from licking thumb and wiping teryaki sauce off their chins over lunch. Am working on it! Even manage to not swear under breath and YELL at…

There's really only one way to describe it

A reasonable day, once I got over the morning thing. The kids were at school, how bad could it be? Pickup and off to gymnastics, remembering snacks, gymnastics uniform, balls, drawing stuff, changes of clothes, drink bottles, nappies, spare nappies, bum wipes, face wipes, hand wipes, mobile phone, diary, baby…