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Apologies For Absence

I haven’t been around much at all in Blogland this month – so apologies to you all for not keeping up with your blogs.   I don’t have much of an excuse except that once more my life seems to have taken over me. The first half term of having a child in high school has been a revelation.   My eldest has settled in well, in fact he loves it, and I can’t believe how mature (on the whole) he is behaving.   Homework is a bit of a challenge though, and although he is being vigilant at keeping up with it, he still needs help in prioritising it (and he’s asking me?) The fact that he comes home each night and starts his homework is great though, and has had a positive effect on my youngest who is being much more conscientious about his own homework.   I’m so glad that I can be around to help them with this, even though it takes time (and patience). October is the month of my Mum’s birthday and last year we were very organised and bought this year’s present (tickets to go and see Wic