Me: I think I'll take the boy swimming in the morning - they have a family fun swim that he might like
Hubbie: Hmm Hmm
Me: (assuming he's not listening) Ok I'll see how he is in the morning then
2. Me, The boy & Hubbie:
The Boy: No thanks (goes back to watching Peppa Pig)
Me: Ok let's call Daddy and see how he's doing at work shall we ?
The boy: <shrugs>
(Call Hubbie using speaker)
Me: Hello how is your morning going ?
Hubbie: Not too bad... I thought you were going swimming ?
Me: We decided to stay at home due to the thunder and lightning outside
The Boy: I want to go swimming please
Me: <through gritted teeth> Ok thanks for that then Daddy
Hubbie: Oops, sorry
3. Me & The Lifeguard:
Me: Isn't it family fun swim this morning ?
Lifeguard: No the timetable changed, it's a swimming crash course today
The Boy: I want to go swimming Mummy
Me: Sorry sweetie, not today
The Boy: I want to go swimming
Me: I know, I'm sorry. Let's do something else sweetie
The Boy: Mummy, I want to sit on your lap
Me: Ok sweetie, oh you do feel hot I think you have a temperature
The Boy: I need Calpol
Me: Maybe you do. Let me see
The Boy: I'm not well
Me: I know son. Let's just take it easy and get some rest today
5. The Boy & Hubbie:
Hubbie: You're my best boy
The boy: You're my best friend
6. Me & The Cat:
Me: It's a thankless job this being a Mum business
The Cat: Feed me
I need a holiday !!