Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Daddy's Away...

Posted by MANDI at 8:52 PM
and Mummy and the kids will play! LOL

This morning Hubby was packing to go away for work for the next few days and Offspring #1 was quite passionate in his declarations of love for his Daddy. #1 told his Daddy how much he loved him and how much he would miss him. He checked and double-checked how many sleeps it would be until Daddy was home with us again. He sought Daddy's reassurance that he (Daddy) would call to wish us all 'good-night'. Not until he was totally satisfied did he allow himself to sidle up to me and, with a tiny little smirk, state "We are gonna have some fun while Dad's gone. Let's eat yummy stuff and stay up late." Aaahhh, a kid after my own heart LOL.

I had already planned the cheat's version of home-made pizza (buy the base from the supermarket and chuck on whatever's in the fridge) so when I suggested we have that for dinner I had a willing accomplice in whatever schemes I proposed. I chopped the bits for the pizzas and then we assembled our own. Apart from some strategic re-positioning of the cheese, to ensure it covered more than an inch of the pizza, #1 did all of his own pizza and I think he did a fine job.

He also helped dry the dinner dishes, picked up his toys and was just generally gorgeous and helpful. I think that maybe Daddy needs to go away a little more often (NO, I don't really think that at all!!!!)

Sadly I couldn't be persuaded to let the offspring stay up late but #1 does get to take some leftover pizza for lunch and, apparently, that's nearly as good!

In a quick update on my last post - #2 and I are both well on the road to recovery and sleeping at night has been put back on the 'things we can do' list, thank goodness!


Anonymous said...

#1 did do a good job of his pizza.
and I'm so glad you are both feeling better. Love G'ma

Claire on March 22, 2007 at 11:49 AM said...

I'm glad that y'all are feeling better. #1's pizza looks good...never thought of putting corn (that IS what's on there, isn't it) on pizza. Hope you enjoyed it. Next week I'm having a friend over for girl movie night and, hopefully, pizza!

Red Dirt Mummy on March 25, 2007 at 2:21 PM said...

Thanks, G'ma!

Yep, it's corn Claire. It's not one of my favourite toppings but Hubby and #1 love it.


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