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The 1st Holy Communion

The past few weeks has been kind of hectic as we built up to my youngest daughter’s 1st Holy Communion. Today has been extra manic as we try to get every last detail ready for her special day.

Making sure her dress is perfect, all her accessories are ready, her veil, red sash, gloves and shoes. Today we organised the flowers for her head band, tomorrow we get up at 6 in the morning

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First time away from home

At the time of writing this it is Friday June 1st 2018. My 15 year old son has just left for a weekend camp with the Army cadets, Rifles detachment.

Quick bit of history.

I used to be in the Army cadets when I was a kid and I used to be a member or the Territorial army. The regiment I was in was the Light Infantry, when the Light Infantry was disbanded a new

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Should I Start Uploading To YouTube Again?

Last Thursday I joined with nearly 100 parents from my town as we descended on my youngest son’s school for the annual Parent/Teacher evening. Hated and feared by kids the world over while their parents give that sly “Now I get to see what you’re like at school” grin to their young ones.

As it happened the evening went very well and even managed to throw in a few unexpected surprises.

One such surprise

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What Does The “i” In iJim Mean?

i iJim, Apple, iJustine,

Have you ever wanted to know what the i in iJim stands for? is iJim an Apple Fanboy or is it something else?

When I first started writing a blog, all those years ago I chose the name Noscere, the latin word for “To know, learn”, I called my blog Nosceres World but the problem was, when people asked what my blog was called, I ended up having to spell out the word Noscere, or

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What is ADHD Exactly?

There are some people out there who still think that people who have ADHD are bouncing off the walls or can’t sit still for more than a minute and as for having kids with ADHD? Geez what a nightmare, after all, they are so naughty…

Approximately 9.4% of children 2-17 years of age (6.1 million) have been diagnosed with ADHD, according to parent report to in 2016. Source

One of my children has ADHD,

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