Firstly, the pre-teen boy, who is now ten years old and in Year 6 at school. This is his final year of Primary School and I am increasingly reminded that in a year's time I'm going to have three children going to High School - how can that be?!
Having said that, he's still got a bit of growing up to do before then. On arriving home from school the other day he informed me that he had cut his thumb on a knife at school. "What sort of knife was it?" I asked. "A cutting knife!" came the reply... Is there any other sort? For information it turned out to be a craft knife.
The twins are growing up quickly now too. They celebrated their sixth birthday last month. Twin girl is on the one hand, a
She also loves coming to the shops with me. Doesn't matter what shop it is although Home Bargains is her particular favourite. In her words "I like Home Bargains Mummy, because it always has exactly what you need." She's quite right of course ;) *
The teen girl also came out with a unique insight on life recently. On the way back from school one day she sat in the front seat of my car. Staring at the dashboard for a second and then touching it she asked me, "Why are the symbols on the buttons raised like that? Is it like braille so blind people know which buttons to press when they are driving?". I have no words, readers, no words...
The teen boy keen to strike out and have a bit of independence from
Perhaps it's a good job I'm not taking him to London on the train for Blogfest - I doubt we'd ever get home if we applied his methods!
* Home Bargains have not in any way shape or form sponsored me to say that, by the way.