Monday, 8 February 2016

Our Weekend: New Parents & A Pantomime

Eldest has been reading The Parent Agency over the weekend and has now decided he wants new parents so thanks for that David Baddiel… his choice is sweet shop owners!  Although if he lived in a sweet shop I doubt they would ever make a profit as he would be too eager to eat up all the products!  I hope his “new parents” also know a good dentist. 

He has since asked if I can have our builder round and get a quote for him to have a small sweet shop installed in his large bedroom, he has already planned where he will move things so he can squeeze it in.  He said he is going to start saving right away… I was quite impressed with his entrepreneurial nature until I learnt he planned to just eat all the sweets with his friends and not actually sell any…

The weekend was a wash out in terms of weather but we went to a pantomime so had lots of fun anyway.  

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I really enjoy watching shows with the boys are they sit avidly watching everything, the script was very entertaining lots of giggles for the adult’s included that went right over the kids heads thankfully!  They always invite children on stage to join in with one of the songs and they got a bit overwhelmed with how many clambered on to the stage this year!  I think half the children in the audience must have wanted their moment of fame (although I think most were driven by the packet of sweets they get presented at the end!).

A break from flyball this week, which timed in well with the pantomime, but I thought I would share this little video of how our dog is getting on.  She is starting to get the hang of jumping over the hurdles, what you didn’t see was her return she did have the ball which is something but she decided to bypass the hurdles completely on the way back (so she still has work to do!).

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Youngest has not had the best nights sleep so I am running on empty today!  I would normally top up on sugar (cakes and chocolate) but I am trying to be good.  Hubbie is also trying to eat more healthily but it is making him proper grumpy, I think his body is having withdrawal symptoms.

11 comments:

  1. Had to laugh at the idea of the sweet shop and not selling any! I cut out the sweets and chocolate recently and it made me proper grumpy too!

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  2. Will have to check out The Parent Agency for mine - I would probably be traded in for a sweet shop owner too

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  3. I love the idea of a sweet shop for your eldest - at that age I'd probably have wished for the same without thinking about the consequences.

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  4. I want a sweet shop - what a fab idea!!! Glad you had the panto to cheer up a soggy weekend - lets hope for sunshine soon!

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  5. Oh I am fed up of my little one saying he wants new parents, overtime something doesn't go his way. It's driving me potty! I love a good panto x

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  6. I was amazed at the stuff they got over the kid's heads at Pantomime last month - the mind boggled! Lovely pic and laughed about the builder quote - brilliant!

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  7. Oh wow what a great sounding pantomime. We went to our first with POD just before Christmas and it was brilliant. Must get out to see some more :)

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  8. Hope Youngest is better now and that you've caught up with your sleep. Love those shows where the parents get lines that the kids don't.

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  9. That sounds like a fab pantomime - we love a good pantomime here x

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  10. Looks like fun was had at the pantomime and even the Tin Man, looks like the tin man !

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  11. Ha, love your son's determination, hope he gets his sweet shop, even if it as a stand at his birthday, for a few hours.xx

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