Category Archives: relationship things

On Fathering: You’re Better Than You Think

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Despite the Hallmark commercial nature of the occasion, it was an opportunity for me to reflect. To appreciate and recognise you as my partner in parenting. To acknowledge your contribution and take time to make the … Continue reading

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On Adulting With ADD

I wrote a while back, about our firstborn’s ADD and the decision to medicate. In this article, I made reference to the fact that I’d been diagnosed with ADD myself, but didn’t venture into what this meant for me. So … Continue reading

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On Lessons I’ve Learned Since The Big Three Oh

I didn’t pay much attention to the fact that I turned 30 last December. I was too busy chasing deadlines and trying not to be a shitty mom to notice that I was no longer in my 20s. Since life … Continue reading

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On Something We Never Did In Our Old House

We never got ’round to hanging many pictures on the walls. There never seemed to be enough time to get it done – life as new parents was stressful. Then, we simply stopped thinking about it and it didn’t happen. … Continue reading

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Hello, 2014

Two weeks of holiday have passed. It’s been a blissful blur of family, noise, cooking, food, kids, sunshine, laziness, garden, rain, movies, games, boys, love, laughter, happiness, swimming and togetherness. Two and a half weeks of holiday remain. Before it’s … Continue reading

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On Saying Yes. And The Dress.

So we got married a week or two ago. I blogged about all of the details, except the dress. This is it. Made by my super-deluxe-talented friend, Sass. What’s the use of having famous designer friends if you can’t ask … Continue reading

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A Weekend, It Was

This weekend involved: A zombie disco with Jackson and Rebecca. The Kid had an absolute blast. Hard to believe that those two have been friends for nearly five years already (since before The Kid could walk!). I went into a … Continue reading

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If That Was The Weekend, We’ve Had It

Ask anyone on a Monday morning how their weekend was, and they’ll usually answer “too short”. That’s too true. Especially about this weekend that we’ve just had. On Friday night, I passed out on the couch watching Malibu’s Most Wanted. … Continue reading

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It’s A Post About A Toffee

This blue cardigan was worn by his father 30-ish years ago. It was worn by his brother, 5 years ago. It’s not a hand-me-down, it’s an heirloom. The Toffee is getting cuter by the day. Five months and a day … Continue reading

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Making It Home

Five months into our new house, we still haven’t unpacked all the boxes. There’s still loads to be done, home-improvement-wise – but that’s just it. It’s starting to feel like a home. It’s even starting to look like one, too. … Continue reading

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