"Mamma, why is my chin all rough" - No 3, age 41/2
"Well, darling you keep biting your lips and the cold air irritates the skin, that's why it feels rough, but don't worry we'll put some cream on tonight and it'll be soft again" - me age... well never mind
"Oh... I thought I was growing a beard"
Did I mention he's 4???
Sometimes there's simply isn't a good enough reply.
I was looking at the Mother's Day cards I received from the boys and all of them have made my portrait. The scary thing is that they're all quite far from the 'real' me, they've all portrayed somebody with flowing long hair, a long flowery dress, high heels and lots of jewellery...
Is it a failure on my behalf that I don't match their vision of what motherhood is supposed to look like? Seriously though... where did they get that image? (note to self: screen their television programs more attentively. Do Power Rangers have glamorous yummy mummies?)
These are in the shop right now
The latest issue of Selvedge has just landed on my doorstep. It's fab, and how couldn't it be... it's the 'Quilt' issue....
It's got great articles, it's a great eye-candy number
and has the instructions to make the cutest Easter chick...
Get your copy, now!