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About A Kid.

Dear Kid, We’re just two weeks shy of your 6th birthday. It’s super-hard to comprehend that you’re going to be SIX. You’ll be starting Big School properly next year, and you’re well on your way to being 18 and an … 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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I’m Looking Forward To The Best Ultimate Spider-Monkey/Noah’s Ark Mash-Up, Ever

Every year The Kid’s school puts on a performance. Last year it was Christmas-themed and it was the story of Baby Cheeses. My Kid was a sheep. And the cutest, most adorable sheep EVER, I might add. The Kid goes … Continue reading

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On Mama-Pride And Being Full Of It

My Kid had his first karate class today. His dad (my fianc√©) found a school for him close to home and I rushed there from the office, determined not to miss any of it. He rushed right in to join … Continue reading

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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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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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This Is How It Goes…

Proof that we’ve started on the makeover of The Kid’s room. We bought him a bed last weekend, an awesome wooden self-assembly bed. And I decided to paint it myself, as the place we bought it from wanted to charge … Continue reading

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