It’s time for this week’s lessons and a recap.
Never underestimate the pride and emotion of getting ALL THREE KIDS to school. That day has finally arrived in our house, and here is the evidence to prove it.
Never underestimate the love of a cheese sandwich. My son declared his love for his new teacher, saying he loved her lots…..as much as a cheese sandwich! (Praise indeed).
Despite the fact that is happens EVERY YEAR I never seem to be prepared with sufficent appropriate wrapping paper to cover the exercise books sent home to be covered after the first day of school. Do kids (in reality it’s the Mum’s) do this in other countries? Here are a few of my middle daughter’s books.
Meeting up in real life with a bloggy friend was great. Jen was over from America on a belated honeymoon, and she met me on her birthday for lunch in Avoca Cafe in Belfast. It was lovely to chat, although at times seemed a bit surreal! We were both relieved to find neither was odd or creepy (!) despite some of her recent experiences of Irish hospitality. You can look forward to reading about her trip on her blog, but let’s just say she stayed in some memorable places!
Does everyone else have a calendar for September as busy and scary as ours? No matter how much you try to avoid it, so much is packed into these 4 weeks. Fortunately things slacken off a bit during October, then from mid-November right up to Christmas it is full-on again.
Finally starting to look at our options for our bathroom means I will finally share a “before” picture of our bathroom (aka the Room of Gloom). For a south facing room with 2 windows it has always appeared dull due to the black and grey/gray tiling of the early 90’s. In fact although the bathroom suite is white, we were sure it was actually that trendy colour of 1990 known as “whisper grey/gray”. We are having some plans drawn up, and I will keep you updated on the progress.