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I didn’t expect any presents…but look what I got for my birthday!

You don’t expect presents when you get to my age. Let me re-phrase that: you tell your loved ones: ‘I don’t expect presents when I get to my age.’ Hint. … Continue reading

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How Christmas gave our kids their Mum back (a tribute to Mother Christmas!)

We are fast approaching the anniversary of ┬áthe day I officially became a Reluctant Housedad after my wife and I swapped roles when I was made redundant. In that time, … Continue reading

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Last Christmas week, my brother got married, my mum died and my dad & stepdaughter had their birthdays. It’s been a bit quieter this year… …

I’m adding this post to Tara’s Sticky Fingers Gallery this week, on the theme of Christmas of Yesteryear. I know she will forgive me for the lack of photos. I’ve … Continue reading

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Buying the teachers an end-of-year present hadn’t occurred to me…until I read a very poignant story

Today was the last day of the school year for my sons.The build up to it has felt like a countdown to six weeks of frustration, bickering and boredom – … Continue reading

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