Proud: Word of the Week 10#

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“Proud”

 

 

I’ve had good reasons to feel proud all week. It’s an emotion that makes you smile spontaneously; its a good feeling *she smiles, spontaneously*

It all started in the playground.  Someone told me they had not only read my blog but acted on it.  Yes.  Really. I know.  They went to Waddesdon Manor & rolled down my hill.  Little ol’ Mummyshire, new to this blogging lark and new to Oxfordshire, offering my humble opinions and somebody actually took note!

I can’t tell you how proud I was am!  This blog is my little space to record my ramblings, so to have people actually read it is a Brucie Bonus!  *smiles*

I was proud of Little Mister on Thursday.  He had a taster day at his soon-to-be preschool.  He’s happy with the premises because it’s part of the primary school his big sister attends. However, he knows his sister goes there every day “without mummy” – this part he’s not keen on doing.

After some initial resistance and his refusal to enter the building, thinking he was going to be left alone, he had a change of heart and went inside. He quickly got used to his environment, spoke to the teachers and played outside in the garden all without me by his side. I did get a bit emotional as he’s still so young – he’ll be three in the summer, so a young-un’ in the September intake – but I can quickly seeing him settle because of the people around him.  I am so very proud of him.

Mademoiselle received her Grade 4 gymnastics badge which she took into school on Friday. It was then presented to her in Achievement Assembly.  ” I had to walk to the front, shake hands with the headmaster but I got my hands a bit muddled but that’s ok isn’t it mummy (rhetorical, Im assuming) and hold my certificate like this *holds certificate out in front*” Mademoiselle said.

My girl was praised in front of the whole school for doing something she loves *beams with pride* I am so very proud of her confidence, her willingness to participate and her desire to celebrate her success. *beams spontaneously*

I’m a wee bit proud of myself too, if I’m honest *modest blush*. I’ve been ‘on it’ this week, less disorganised than last (it couldn’t got worse really).  The work thing is starting to fall into place, it’s no longer just lot of tasks, I am starting to see the bigger picture. Oh get me, I’m even sounding more grown up!!

And to top it all off, Mademoiselle brought home a rather tall & healthy looking sunflower she had been growing at school with a note saying hers was Sunflower Champion.

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Now you can’t get better than that. *still beaming with pride*

I’m linking this post up with Jocelyn at The Reading Residence and her #Word of the Week series and Victoria over at Verily Victoria Vocalises

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Thank you for the lovely linkys, ladies xx xx

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7 comments

  • Verily Victoria Vocalises

    No wonder your word is proud 🙂 I would be too. Your children sound like they have done amazingly well and I always love it when you hear that someone has read your blog that you least expect! Thank you for linking to PoCoLo 🙂 x

  • Chrissie (Kristina)

    Yay for this week (having just read the previous week.) Well done all of you x

  • Mummy Bear

    Lovely and well done to Mademoiselle for her achievements too! What a week! #WordoftheWeek

  • Katie

    You are right to be proud, your children have some great achievements under their belts this week!
    I haven’t told anyone I know in real life that I blog. Not that I’m trying to hide it really, I’m just not sure how to bring it up in a conversation! I bet it was lovely being acknowledged for something you’ve written about. #pocolo

    • MummyShire

      Thanks for swinging by and leaving a comment. I was unsure about telling people about my blog too, but they soon connected me and th blog via Facebook! And after my previous week very little comment helped!

  • The Reading Residence

    So many things to feel proud about – what a brilliant week! It’;s lovely when people actually pay attention to your blog, isn’t it? I’ve had that happen once or twice, and it’s great! And your children are doing so well – you are right to be proud 🙂 Pleased to hear that work is becoming easier, too, now that you are seeing ‘the bigger picture’ – I can be all grown up, too 😉 Thanks for sharing with #WotW x

  • Mel

    Sounds like you’ve had a great week, wouhou! I am delighted that you are feeling more organised and there is nothing like being proud of our children, is there? x Mel #WotW

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