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O WHAT FUN

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Sandra

Sandra Report 5 Apr 2013 14:13

O what fun my daughter boss send her home early for hher birthday. O what fun she took them home early,but we are going to see them tonight for dinner

Mayfield

Mayfield Report 5 Apr 2013 11:51

Minding toddlers, just like trying to herd cats! Mind you cats would be simpler at least they sleep most of the time.

Mayfield
Grumpy Grandad :-P

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 5 Apr 2013 10:54

I was thinking that too Lyndi. Why would you want a teenage child in your 60's or 70's :-S

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 5 Apr 2013 10:39

Your daughter is so lucky to have a mum like you who can help Shirley. When I take little one to play sessions so many of the mums say their own parents are unable or in some cases unwilling to help, or can only help for a couple of hours at a time :-(

Haha Sandra, I now have to watch what J puts in the bag when we pack for her to go home :-D

SueMaid, I am now even less able to understand 50-60 year old women who go for IVF! :-S
2-3 days a week is enough for me lol.

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Apr 2013 10:18

Yes lyndi when he is on school holidays will be for couple of days each week

Sandra

Sandra Report 5 Apr 2013 10:16

The little boy from over the road has just asked if they can came out to play A good job his mum is my best frend she know what the 3 year is like. At christmas i when over for a coffee and she asked me if i had lost part of my hover as the 3 year had taken over to her house.

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 5 Apr 2013 10:12

That is tough on your daughter Shirley, all credit to her for coping so well with a difficult situation.
Does this mean you will now be helping out more often? x

SueMaid

SueMaid Report 5 Apr 2013 10:11

Now we know why we have our children when we're younger :-0

Sandra

Sandra Report 5 Apr 2013 10:11

The 6 year old is sat with a kindal but i need eyes in the back of my head with the 3 year old I can not go to toilet without thiking what is he doing now. I love them both but i just keep thinking i go to Turkey 4 days time and i will be lost without them

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 5 Apr 2013 10:10

I usually take J to play sessions at the school, but it was so cold and windy we were at home for the two days. Entertaining her at home is far more exhausting than going out.
And getting older is definitely a factor Paula!

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 5 Apr 2013 10:09

I had my step grandson on Tuesday. He is coming up 13 but has special needs so is about 7 in mental age. He is a handful wants 1to1 attention all the time as he is on the cusp of autism. . Normally I won't allow him on my PC as in the past he has locked up his dads and daughters laptops. He has his own PC and seems to be a whizz on it now. He will use powerpoint and set up pages for his work.as he calls it . He downloads pictures from other sites and loads em on his page.

It kept him amused although got a call from my grandson .is K with you as he is on your Facebook page. Little devil he was posting on there . We did manage to delete it.

Oh the joys got him again on Sunday evening for two days.

How my daughter copes I admire deeply and she works full time. Normally he went to a childminder but she wouldn't have him any more cos he can get aggressive and she has to mind the welfare of the other kiddies she has.

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 5 Apr 2013 10:04

Don't you just wish you had the energy you had when your own children were this age, along with the patience and life experience you have now!!
And the blocked toilet is most definitely a blue job :-D

Paula+

Paula+ Report 5 Apr 2013 10:04

We looked after our two youngest grandchildren on Tuesday, one nearly five and the other just two. They are delightful boys, and we love having them but it's rather hectic. We can entertain a dozen friends with less stress. <3 <3

I don't think they are more difficult than our other grandchildren where at their age it's just us getting older!

Sandra

Sandra Report 5 Apr 2013 10:00

The day is full of fun the 3 year old has been to the toilet and it is now blocked. I think that is a job for grandad. O what fun

Lyndi

Lyndi Report 5 Apr 2013 09:38

I am on a 'rest day' after two days with my 22 month old granddaughter, so know how you are feeling!!
Love her to bits and have lots of fun with her but was pleased to see her go home with mummy last night.
I dread the time she starts going without her daytime nap - that's grandma's rest time as well (I love taking myself to my room with a cuppa lol)
Enjoy your day ;-) :-D

Sandra

Sandra Report 5 Apr 2013 09:18

I have got my grandsons for the day I have had them since 6 a clocks this morning but have now had to put 1 in 1 room and the other in another room and it is only 10 past 9. I do not know how their mother go all day and not shout at them, best thing about it, is the 3 year old has told me when his mum gets home i will know it becuase i will get send to my room, I am looking forward to her getting home and then i can go to my room with my kindle and a cup of tea