The Story of A Parenting Win and A Happy Dance

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Last week we went on a road trip to Florida (you can find posts on that here if you’re interested) and it was wonderful.  But along the way, we acquired a flat tyre on my car.  So yesterday I called the lovely serviceman to come and change my tyre over for the spare (I have an SUV, I’m not jacking that sucker up to change a tyre by myself when I pay insurance premiums, so spare me the “you could have changed your own tyre” speech — I’ve changed plenty in my life), and today I had to go get the original repaired or replaced.

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Mates and Brothers

It’s SummeFriends2r holidays and the TeenWolf had a mate over today (that’s a buddy, or a friend for those of you who aren’t Australian).  Naturally, that meant a bit of dominance display and chest beating from Godzilla.  While the two younger boys wandered around doing their own thing, Godzilla hovered on the edges.  Of course, there was substantial interjecting from me, as I magically found jobs that I absolutely had to have Godzilla’s help with.  Yeah, I didn’t come down in the last shower.  I know how this goes.  One kid has a friend over, the other kid tries to interject and just ends up being a pain in the bum.  In the fabulously poetic words of Dr. Philthis ain’t my first rodeo.

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