I’m on a roll…

I don’t want to shock anyone, but I am not a perfect mother.  Who knew?

But I have to say, I think I am on a roll this week.

Last week wasn’t so flash.  11 year old boy was being an absolute shite to one and all.  Which led to me using a few choice words with my face very close to his, and letting him know that relationships are a 2 way street, not just a sphere with him in the middle. Middle child. I may or may not have blasphemed to/at him. What can I say…I can certainly coin a phrase when losing it with a kid who is being rotten.  I was always good at English.

Whatever.  It worked. He has been a doll this week.

And I am quite liking the other two boys as well. Hopefully these planets will all stay in alignment a while longer!

What is different from this week to last week when I didn’t particularly like any of them?  Well a few things.  I am back at work, and maybe that is making me appreciate my time with the boys so much more.

My Mum is staying with us and looking after them while I am at work.  Maybe that is making them appreciate me so much more.

And my husband is away for a few days for work.  Now that doesn’t mean we don’t love him and miss him. And he did only leave today.  But what is nice is that it is a change to routine, and sometimes I think that helps too!

We have 3 ½  more weeks of school holidays.  Count them.  Three. And. A. half.  I hope this family lov’n lasts that whole time…

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Would this boy ever be rotten?   Naaahhhhh…….

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One comment

  1. Just because they were good for me doesn’t mean they have to be bad for you – but that usually happens with children – as soon as Mum appears they are horrible.

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