Favourites from this week… A viking wearing a sun hat Keeper Kids at the Melbourne Zoo, so awesome. He finally plowed my field (this is not a euphemism) Melbourne Symphony Orchestra’s fabulous events for kids Pottering around outside. Uno cards and ace friends. Inspired by my new favourite blog Finding Joy.
The words tumble out of his mouth in a jumble of mixed up sounds and syllables. And yet he seems to assume that I understand every word. When I ask him to repeat himself he gives me an exasperated look and repeats the same gobbledegook first a little slower, and then faster when I still […]
Every now and then I have these bone chilling moments when I can’t quite believe this is my life. Usually things are whizzing past me so quickly that I don’t have time to stop and think, I just keep doing, keep going and all is well with the world. But sometimes… sometimes it hits me […]
So, June already. Just like that. May has been the sort of month where when you look back it’s hard to remember the good bits. Not that anything terrible has happened… just a month full of ‘same old, some old’ punctuated by bouts of mild illness for various family members. But there were good days […]
One day they will cringe at the cute and funny things they said when they were little. And for that very reason I will tuck these little gems away in the back of my mind, so I can remember. Izzy : We’re almost 9! Zoe : Which means we are practically ten… and then we’ll […]
Every now and then time seems to slow. It’s almost as if the flow of time is hampered by the scattering of cars across my floor, the laundry baskets piled one on top of another, and the miscellaneous shoes in odd places. Perhaps time knows that every now and then it needs to wait a […]
It’s the way he rolled over at 6:30 this morning, and before his eyes were even fully open, said “Muuum…. Cake?” It’s the way he giggled like crazy when I chased him with my fish kissing face. It’s the way she talked non-stop the whole way home after school camp. It’s the way she effortlessly […]
This week I am remembering…. I am remembering what it is like to be unwell, and I don’t like it. I am remembering how important it is to take care of myself, even when I don’t want to. I am remembering that not everyone sees the world the way I do. I am remembering that […]