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Monthly Archives: February 2016

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God Vs Father Christmas

It's the middle of February and Sophie is writing her Christmas list. I say 'writing' but what I actually mean is she's 'drawing' her Christmas list. This isn't because she can't write - far from it, she actually keeps a diary and writes in it every [...]

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Toilet Talk with a Five year old

Sophie is sat in the toilet.   “Are you finished yet?”   “Yes, but not yet.”   “What? How can you be finished but not yet?”   “I’m finished because I’ve finished my wee, but not yet [...]

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The Problem with Reward Certificates

“Mummy? Guess what I’ve got?” Sophie’s sing song voice calls from the front door. I’m in the kitchen feeding Oliver and can just imagine her cheeky smile and wide eyes, giving a sideways look as she says it. I reply as singsongy as her, [...]

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Signs of a Love Affair

I am in love. I don’t quite know how it happened or even when, but I am definitely in love and this time it’s forever. Pete will be devastated I know, but he will come to terms with it I’m sure. I just couldn’t resist the smooth, dark [...]

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