She erupts into my room with a glint in her eye and a spring in her step, tosses her school bag on the floor…
Daughter: I’ve got some good news mum.
Me: Oh yes.
Daughter: I mean really good news!
Me: I’m all ears.
Daughter: Wait for it, wait for it.
Me: What is it?!
She smiles absurdly…
Daughter: I didn’t get a U in Chemistry!!