So, here are the results of my quick family poll entitled: What are your New Year’s Resolutions?
No. 1: “To go go-karting again.” Inspired by a brilliant party he’d been to the day before. Action-based - fair enough.
No. 2: “To start sleeping later than 6.30am every morning.” YES PLEASE (but not on a school day)!
No. 3: “To stop leaving my dirty handprints all over the windows when stopping myself on my new Christmas roller skates!” Ouch! A guilt-inspiring resolution that makes plain what my own should be… (I must be a kinder, more patient parent etc).
No. 4: “What’s a New Year’s Resolution?” Cue my explanation followed by his answer: “Why would I want to have one of them?” Either he thinks he’s perfect, or he’s a seven-year old cynic. Or both (which could be a worrying combination).