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thank you mumsnet for the lovely 'what to expect at five years' e-mail

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cupcakes Tue 07-Jun-05 10:08:41

It is my ds's 5th birthday tomorrow and you have just brought several tears to my eyes! Thank you for such a funny, realistic and true image of exactly what my little boy is like. I especially laughed at the description of joke telling.
Thank you mumsnet!

marthamoo Tue 07-Jun-05 10:10:11

Those "what to expect" emails are brilliant, aren't they?

jabberwocky Tue 07-Jun-05 10:14:50

Oh, yes! We just got one on potty training.

cupcakes Tue 07-Jun-05 10:15:49

Yes, I was anticipating something along the lines of lisiting physical and learning achievements but I really enjoyed the character descriptions and humour. Very good!

Carriemumsnet (MNHQ) Tue 07-Jun-05 12:08:05

Thanks for that lovely positive feedback - we love them too.. It feels so huge (well it did to me) when you get the age 5 one, especially if you've been getting them from babydom..feels like a sort of coming of age... oh stop me or I'll be weeping....

hunkermunker Tue 07-Jun-05 12:09:48

I never get these, despite being registered for them.

Carla Tue 07-Jun-05 12:10:32

Happy birthday to cupmuffin! I know what you mean about those MN birthday messages!

WideWebWitch Tue 07-Jun-05 12:10:37

I liked the 18mo one too, it made me laugh, thanks!

cod Tue 07-Jun-05 12:10:57

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Earlybird Tue 07-Jun-05 12:12:05

I never get these either!

hunkermunker Tue 07-Jun-05 12:12:31

I've just checked and I am definitely set up to receive them.

cupcakes Tue 07-Jun-05 12:25:52

Thanks Carla! I'm going to have to start calling them my cupmuffins!
It really does feel like a coming of age.


God, I'm starting to mist up again...

Carla Tue 07-Jun-05 12:27:29

Marina Tue 07-Jun-05 12:29:33

I love them too, thanks Mn!

Hausfrau Tue 07-Jun-05 20:50:27

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snafu Tue 07-Jun-05 21:10:07

I never get them either. And my ds is two in a fortnight - I want the two-year-old one!!

<<stamps foot in appropriately toddlerish fashion>>

JoolsToo Tue 07-Jun-05 21:22:37

do you do 'what to expect when they're 30'? eh?

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