Monthly Archives: August 2013

Darling Husbands

A friend of mine at work recently relayed a story to me about her nightmarish morning (which happened before work and not at work as one would expect).  She was in the shower when the water dried up.  Lathered from head … Continue reading

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Kids’ currency

Sports camp has been fantastic at keeping my munchkins occupied and active this summer.  By the time we reach home, they are not fit for much more than vegging on their Lazyboys and watching TV.  My 3 were regulars at … Continue reading

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Nesting??

In the past week I have had a strong urge to purge; to purge my kitchen cupboards, my wardrobes, the kids’ wardrobes, even my office desk and bookcases, of all the unnecessary, dated items.  For quite some time DH and … Continue reading

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Post summer holiday exercise

Sigh…the athletics World Championships have come to an end.  Despite, over time, having become the ultimate cynic about performance enhacing drugs (for the avoidance of doubt, I believe every athlete is taking some form of performance enhancing drug; it’s just … Continue reading

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The wisdom of kids

This afternoon DD began flicking through a photo album I made for DH when he turned 30.  Having collaborated with the in-laws, I managed to obtain a photo for each year of his tender 30 years (I know tender is … Continue reading

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Summer holidays

It’s funny how from January of each new year the countdown to summer unwittingly begins.  Summer is a relief from the daily grind.  No more school runs.  No more rushing out the door at 7ish each morning.  No more after … Continue reading

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I have now seen it all

As a mum of 3, I thought I had seen it all.  Indeed I thought I had bought it all.  I thought there was not a contraption, gadget, or gizmo that would help me raise the most perfect, well adjusted, … Continue reading

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