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Ok I am guilty of telling some little white lies.

All last year hubby was home a lot as we were running our own business. After winter business dies off, and though it was great having him home all the time, having no income was fairly lousy!

Now he has gone back to work full time, as he is really old fashioned and believes I should be home looking after madam and he should be the provider (not that I am complaining!!!) One income is a bit tight, but metter than none!

Anyways, for the first few weeks he was working, I would regal him with tales of our little one’s new words, or funny things she did, or new games to play.

After telling him one day of a new skill she had learnt, I noticed he looked a little sad, and I suddenly realised each little tale was bitter sweet for him, as he was missing out on so much.

This is where the little white lies now come in!

I have decided now that when she learns something new, I am not going to tell him about it. Instead I am waiting until she does it when he is home, and pretendng it is the first time.

I did this the other night, and the look of delight on his face I think makes up for the little fibs!


Posted by katelt, 22nd May 2013


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  • That’s lovely, though you won’t be able to get away with it when she’s really talking!

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  • Oh that’s just gorgeous! How beautiful to see so much love from you fir your husband! That’s truly delightful. Something so simple, yet it means so much to him. Love it

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  • That is such a good idea…. the invention of lying for shared joy ;)

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  • top storie great

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  • That is such a touching gesture.

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  • I think that’s a cute idea. What he doesn’t know, won’t hurt him :)

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  • So are so good to your husband, I use to do that to when the kids were little. It made him so happy.

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  • good idea.But my kids just play up for daddy lol.

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