Then I got real, contemplated the fact that in reality we're talking about 10 - 20 people, and took the executive decision they could wait a little longer whilst I cook my son's favourite meal; spaghetti carbonara.
What has he done to merit such an (actually amazingly convenient) Sunday feast? Simply this; when I picked him up from his grandmother's this morning, he was complaining about the eczema behind his knees. Normally a brave little soldier about such matters, he was in fact so uncomfortable that he was sobbing about it. How does that merit his favourite grub? Well, when his grandmother announced that his inflamed eczema was probably the result of playing outside on the grass, he was gentlemanly enough to wait until she had left the room before turning to me and whispering "Actually Mummy, I think it's because of all the dust in the carpets..."
So, onto the British Blogging Mummy of the Week - who has, I must say, more other other bloggers on her reading list than practically anyone else I've visited, heaven knows how she keeps up with it all - writes that she would:
"like to read other Mother's and Father's blogs and know that people are having the same experiences (or problems) as me! And I'd like other parents to read my blog and laugh. "
To check out the British Mummy Bloggers Ning, click here. (Note: It's called 'Mummy', but Dads can be members too)