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This morning marked the day for the sale of Michael McIntyre’s 2018 World Tour. I’m a big fan of him and I’ve been waiting for years for them to announce he’s was coming to our area (or somewhere that was easy to get to and not too far away). Tickets went on sale at 10am  and both my sister and I were sat at the computer – her at her house on her computer and me at home on mine from 9.45 – the website page was all set and ready to go for 10. Well …. those 10 minutes from 10 o’clock were so stressful!!!! I’ve never wanted to book something with such a high demand and seats were literally going before our eyes. As soon as we clicked on an available seat it was gone. We wanted 4 seats together as well so that was proving difficult. Anyway,…

Have you had to approach the subject of death with your little ones yet? How did you deal with it? C is now 4 years and 7 months. Up until now, we’ve thankfully not had to come across ‘the chat about death’ but a few weeks ago that changed. L woke one morning to a message from a friend to say she wouldn’t be in school that day because her Mum had collapsed and had been taken to hospital. L then went off to school as normal and I got on with my morning. Around 10.30am I received a call from L … when I saw her details pop up on my phone I just thought she was on her break and was asking me to top up her canteen! But no, I wasn’t expecting her to tell me her friends Mum had passed away! It was so sudden. I don’t…