CountryWives - Making the most of the Right Side of Fifty

CountryWives - Making the most of the Right Side of Fifty

Well the fruit of my loins is now 20. Which means, naturellement, that he is no longer a teenager. Where did this strapping 6'4" man that now looms over me come from? It was only yesterday that I was begging for another epidural while my husband rubbed my aching back (and chatted to the two rather attractive midwives). Our son will be 21 in October and so thoughts are turning to where and how to celebrate his big birthday. I say big birthday, we were persuaded by him that his 16th and 18th birthdays were also worth making an effort for, so this is really his third big birthday to date. Lucky boy. I mean, lucky man. While I have been organising a venue, invitations and - of course - a present, I've been reflecting on just how much he has matured in the last two or three years. Like many teenagers he often seemed so selfish – one minute he'd ask me if he could ...

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