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Thoughts on This Fathers Day...

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It’s Sunday afternoon here, and chaos has hit full-force... it’s a grey day outside, and I am meant to be working, but between the washing machine spinning, the jug boiling, Spotify on ‘in the background’ and three children playing loudly (only two of which are mine); I wonder if I will get anything done (at least anything that makes sense)! My ‘office’ is currently our dining table, our house isn’t big enough for an extra desk; let alone having a room dedicated as an office space – so work in chaos I must!
It’s Fathers Day in New Zealand, and we’re keeping it fairly low-key – I don’t know how you celebrate in your part of the country, or in your part of the world, but we have never celebrated excessively. I guess this is partly upbringing and partly us, we have come up with our own traditions and expectations though, partly through trial and error, and partly out of necessity! I do believe it is important to celebrate these occasions, if for nothing else – to acknowledge the hard work…