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On Being Mother to a Boy: It Involves Trips to the ER for Strange Things

As parents, we all dread that call from the school, during the day. That call that interrupts us and tells us to drop what we’re doing and rush down to the school, there’s been an emergency. That was my morning. … Continue reading

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On Obsessions

A few of my favourite things: If it’s blue and white, I’m all over it. I’m not really sure how it started, but I have a growing collection of Delft, blue willow and assorted other blue and white vintage crockery/vases … Continue reading

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On Things I Never Ever Want To Forget About You

It goes so quickly. I can barely remember you being a small teeny-tiny baby. All I remember is that the sole of your foot fit perfectly in the palm of my hand. But right now. So many little things happen … Continue reading

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On Christmas Concerts: He May Not Have Been The Star Of The Show (Baby Jesus) But He Made A Bloody Cute Sheep

Right?

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It Might Not Always Be Immediately Apparent

I was surprised the other day, when someone (actually a few someones) asked me if The Boyfriend was The Kid’s father. On account of how I always refer to him as The Boyfriend (as opposed to what, exactly, I wonder. … Continue reading

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It’s Not Quite The Same, But Totally Is

…and I don’t care if that doesn’t make sense. I was reading this post by Angel, and I suddenly realised, after reading this paragraph, what I’d been experiencing lately: “You know those moments when, as a parent, you look at … Continue reading

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