Saturday, 4 April 2009

Black Eyes and a Birthday

What a week, it has been my last week at my current relief job at a local infant school, I have covered every school day since the beginning of November and yesterday was my last day there, I am still on the books for cover but not on a semi permanent basis now, well I had to go in in the morning to help present the prizes for the Easter Bonnet competition that us dinner ladies do every year, so we did all this and went back to our little place at the back of the hall behind all the kids, staff and parents, the head was thanking the parents for coming and asked for a couple more minutes of their time when I heard my name called along with another lady who is a part time secretary as we were both leaving, we were both presented with lovely flowers from the kids and staff at the school, I was not expecting anything at all and was very supprised and extremely happy and blubbed a little too. At lunchtime I went back in to do my last shift and the girls I work with and the kitchen girls had bought me another bunch of flowers and some chocolates too (more blubbing!!!) What a lovely thing for them to all do as I am only relief, it made my day.

Aren't they beautiful, I have popped some daffs from my garden in with them too.

Yesterday morning we were at Graces school waiting to go in, and as usual William was off playing with his mates that have younger brothers or sisters at the school, I was chatting (what a suprise) when William came up to me with his hand over his eye, saying he had got bumped, I took his hand away and nearly passed out!!!!! the biggest swollen eye ever!!!! it had come up in seconds, I quickly got him into the school and got an ice pack for him, we walked over to his school, I spoke to his teacher and we both agreed that maybe he should stay off for the morning at least, so off we went to my work then back home for calpol and nurofen and a HUGE cup of tea for me, at lunchtime he came into work with me and helped by giving out stickers and generally helping. He decided that he wanted to go into school for the afternoon as they were having a Roman Feast as part of the topic they are doing this term, so I let him go in, I am glad I did as he enjoyed himself and the swelling had gone down a fair bit by then too. This morning he looks like he had been bopped by Ricky Hatton!!! a beautiful bruiser.

It is Graces 6th Birthday on Tuesday, so we had her party today as a lot of her friends are going away for the Easter break. I took a picture of her in front of my lovely flowers cuddling her favourite (so far) pressie, unfortunately I didn't get any pictures of the party as I was running around like a headless chicken, we had it at home and made Easter bookmarks from kits from Baker Ross, it was great fun and she enjoyed every minute. I am making her a cake for her birthday and William is helping, I will make sure I get pics of that.

Well, thats it for today, I still have a fair amount of cleaning up to do!!! thanks for stopping by

Trish xxx


jo said...

WOW William - that's a corker!!!

Love the flowers Trish -they obviously all love you xx

Hope you have a lovely birthday Grace! I love your tiara xx

Lace hearts said...

I bet William will be proud of that - but must have been painful, poor thing. Hope it clears quickly. Happy birthday Grace!!!!
And what lovely flowers - it's always nice to get a bunch, so to get to is fab for you.

dancingonabladeofgrass said...

Ooooh ouch William!

Have a wonderful birthday Grace!!

Beautiful flowers too ... I am sure you deserved them x

Elaine said...

Oh Trish, such pretty flowers and well deserved too I'm sure, I would have blubbed too.
Grace looks so pretty, and William looks tough LOL

Guess what??? I have gingham LOL

Love and blessings

Felicity said...

Hi Trish

gosh poor William!!, When ever Josh gets a bump - which is often, he's taken to pretending he's Sportacus from Lazytown! I always blub, the worst thing is filling in the accident book at pre-school, feel like such a bad parent!

your flowers are lovely, my london fabric was good old cath kidston, have you started the cosy?

felicity xx