This was Mum in Zone One’s first post – one year ago today. It’s short and sweet (no pun intended). Enjoy.
On the way to my daughter Miriam’s nursery there is a bakery which sells, amongst other things, gingerbread men. There are small gingerbread men for 40p, and large gingerbread men (or even butterflies) for £1.
One day, probably about a year ago now, I bought my two children a small gingerbread man each. What a treat. They’d been past that bakery a hundred times and had never asked me to buy them anything. I love giving the children a little treat – a surprise that they really appreciate.
Since then, I’ve bought the children gingerbread men/butterflies several times from the same bakery. Recently when Miriam had her pre-school booster jabs I let her choose whichever one she wanted as a special treat to cheer her up.
A few weeks ago, when I picked Miriam up from nursery I told her we could go and get a small (40p) gingerbread man. …
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