24-04-2019 11:58 AM
@Darcy mum does usually visit for an hour or so most weeks and there is a friend darling goes out to coffee with every week or 2.
I agree though that too much time becomes a chore resulting in anti-social behaviours. Bit of a fine balancing act there.
Having mum visit yesterday was good because darling was going to come and tag along with me at work 😬
26-04-2019 08:34 PM
Feeling miserable tonight.
We have family photos booked tomorrow and right now I am hoping it buckets down rain so it is postponed again. Not sure I have the capacity to smile and pretend we are one big happy family.
26-04-2019 08:42 PM
Yikes @Determined if I recall rightly, you mentioned some comments around some previous photos weren't overly complementary ... perhaps rather than praying for rain, we pray for something that will lift your spirits. 😀
26-04-2019 08:58 PM
26-04-2019 09:01 PM
I don't think we've ever had a formal family photo. Usually we put the camera on a timer, do a couple of regular group photos followed by a "silly" photo or two, where we all make faces or do bunny ears.
But I'll go along with @Darcy, and hope tomorrow has some genuine happy in it for the camera to capture.
26-04-2019 07:35 AM
26-04-2019 12:36 PM
Unfortunately blue sky's here so no escape.
Have managed to mow front yard and be in the hedge this morning and mow 1/2 of the back yard.
27-04-2019 06:41 PM
How did the Cheshire Cat impersonation go today @Determined
27-04-2019 07:32 PM
Survived the photo shoot @Darcy
Just all feels a bit fake atm pretending to be a big happy family when we are not.
S3 had a blast and was being so cute. Untill that is S1 decided it would be a good time to mess with him and upset him. That was right at the end though so we should get some nice photos out of it.
30-04-2019 02:58 PM
Is there any particular way I can specifically encourage you Bro?
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