“That is so disgusting! I can’t believe you are eating that!” She rolled her eyes and screwed up her face at her brother as he tucked in to the smoked mussels. I gently reminded her of our rule… “You don’t have to eat it, but you are not allowed to be rude about it.” “Sorry” […]
I have a love hate relationship with my kindle. I love my kindle because… I love that I can read in the dark. I love that it tells me how many more hours I have left in a book. I love that is light and I can take it anywhere. I love I can buy […]
My poor girl was bitten by something over the weekend and by Monday morning the bite was swollen, red, hot and sore – obviously infected. We’ve speculated all week about what might have bitten Izzy. Was it just a mozzie bite that she scratched and let some nasty bugs in? Or maybe a white tail […]
All summer long I have been on the look out for snakes. With all the spring rain, and frogs, and mice, I was sure it would be a bad snake season, but I have not seen a single one… until today. On a cool, foggy morning in Autumn I see a big, fat, brown snake […]
Just keep swimming… just keep swimming… do not drown… no time for dog paddle… just keep swimming. How do you cope when things start to get on top of you?
I have been consumed by the story and find myself wondering about Elsbeth at odd moments during the day and craving the cold silence of night time so I can read, read, read. It’s lovely to have found that interest again, but the 3am bedtimes are causing havoc. Are you a reader? What are you […]
It’s normal to have nightmares about mini figures right before you host a Lego party for twelve 5-7 year old boys… right? Make me feel better – Share your best kids birthday party tips, or your worst party nightmares!
I swore I would never clean my kids’ faces with my own spit. Never, ever, ever. And yet, just the other day, right before an important meeting where I wanted to make a good impression, I realised my toddler’s face was filthy. Of course were were in a carpark, and of course the pack of […]