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Mum Julie said: "I am dreading Mother's Day and I find it extremely difficult to celebrate the day at all.
The survey, which questioned around 2,000 working parents, found that 40 per cent are dreading their children breaking up for the summer.
MUM-of-five Kerry Page is dreading the strike which will see her sons' school closed to pupils today.
And they share equal billing with contenders who deserved wider acclaim (the Velvelettes, the Cookies), early recordings by the women who wrote the hits (Carole King, Ellie Greenwich), and flat-out oddities, including the quasi-garage rock of the Whyte Boots ("Nightmare") and a pre new wave Toni Basil dreading the onset of gasp--turning 30 ("I'm 28").
I remember hearing an advert regarding domestic abuse and the woman dreading the sound of her husband's key in the door.
Lennie Lawrence is dreading the summer as he fears Premiership and European clubs will move in with multi-million pound offers for striker Robert Earnshaw.
THE family of a Briton killed in the safari minibus crash said they were dreading getting the postcard he always sent from holiday.
Most Americans spend more than four hours cleaning every week, the study revealed, usually dreading the bathroom the most.
Venables says he's dreading breaking the news to the halL a dozen or so players who won't make the grade.
Subjects included having mountains of emails to catch up on, feeling poorly, overindulging on food and drink at the weekend and dreading being back in the office.
Melbourne, July 8 (ANI): Britney Spears has admitted that she's dreading the moment when she'll have to talk about sex with her sons Sean Preston, 4, and Jayden James, 3.
Summary: Robbie Coltrane has admitted he is dreading the film adventures of Harry Potter coming to an end.