Tag Archives: love

It Breaks My Heart That It’s True

It’s not easy being a parent. It doesn’t get easier. In fact, it gets more complicated, the bigger he gets and the older he gets. He’s willful, stubborn, impatient and has ears that are purely for decorational purposes – they … Continue reading

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I Think Perhaps, That I Wasn’t Clear

Certain things I said in my last post, seem to have been taken too literally. So I’d like to take the opportunity to try to explain myself and what I meant, more clearly. When I said that I always thought … Continue reading

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If It’s Not For Keeps, Then Why Bother?

Something someone said to me, at the beginning of this year stuck in my mind. Advice that I’m not entirely sure didn’t have a slight tinge of bitterness and malice. However it was given, the advice was to the effect … Continue reading

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Bigger, Better – It’s Good, Right?

This might be news to some (ie: those that don’t follow me on Twitter.*) that we’ve got our hearts set on a certain house. No, not this birdhouse, but another house. We’ve been living in the same house (the house … Continue reading

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Quite Possibly The Best Mothers Day Present, Ever

I got mine early – Friday to be exact. Kid was too excited about “mommies day” to wait until Sunday to give me my gifts. Which of course, I adore and am going to save foreverandever. The most adorable thing? … Continue reading

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It’s Like I Can’t Believe My Eyes

– how quickly he’s growing. It’s beyond belief.

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On How “Challenging” Doesn’t Even Begin To Cover It

(aka Monday is still Monday and even slapping a public holiday on it won’t stop her from being a bitch.) Being a parent. Having a family. Family Day. Time together. Quality time. Yeah, Family Day –  isn’t that what day … Continue reading

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A Bag Full Of Art & Cute (But Big) Feet

My Kid came home with a bag full of art the other day. One of their activities at play-school is, of course, Art Class – I remember it as one of my favourites. I remember painting houses and dogs and … Continue reading

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My Favourite Part Of The Weekend

was all of it… But most especially this: We took our Kid to the beach yesterday, for a paddle in the rockpools. It wasn’t entirely low tide yet, but it was still low enough to do some exploring and we … Continue reading

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On Change, And How It’s Supposedly As Good As A Holiday

So it’s been about 17 months since my last hair cut. Tragic, I know. But. I have a phobia about hairdressers. More specifically, I have a phobia of hairdressers who are too enthusiastic with their scissors. Sure, hair grows back … Continue reading

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