I think you guys (in the pc sense) are great - wish I'd found the forum sooner...you post because you care, about your DCs, your family, other forum members
. Life is difficult for all of us at times, and the carers are often at the bottom of the list of 'things to do'. There's not much 'me' time in our busy lives, BUT it is important to make some, and treat yourself - Christmas being a good time to do.
The posting about TVs in bedrooms reminded me of my 'me' present last year, a small flat screen TV mounted in the kitchen, with an integral DVD player. I can now spend Sunday mornings washing, ironing the school kit, peeling the veg, loading the Raeburn, and catch up on the week in the background...and when it's done, grab a stool and watch a DVD, or James Bond, with a glass of wine...it's funny how another stool will scrape up alongside to do the crossword, or watch the dvd (please note NOT whilst the peeling's going on
What would be your treat that your family could organise for you?