Tag Archives: The Kid

The Toffee’s First Easter

This is a post inspired by Woolworths. Last week I received a gorgeous delivery, to draw attention to Woolies’ Easter amazingness. When it comes to special holidays, Woolies always does them extremely well – never failing to put on a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe We Made This

Every now and again it hits me that I have a six year old. That he’s only six. I’m so busy treating him like a mini-adult and regiment every aspect of his life, that I often forget he’s only a … Continue reading

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On Being A Chicken-Shit Scaredy Cat

I don’t know when it happened. This whole me-being-a-scaredy-cat thing. It seems to have gradually snuck up on me. I’m not fearless and I really don’t like being scared. I can’t watch scary movies. It’s not fun. I don’t dig … Continue reading

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It’s Happiness And It’s Found In Togetherness

We don’t often get a chance to get together like this. But when we do, it’s like we’ve barely been apart. Having been in our new house for almost a year now (can you believe it?) I thought it was … Continue reading

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We Went To Gold Reef City Today

And this picture pretty much sums up my entire experience. It also re-affirmed for me that I am, by no stretch of the imagination, a thrill-seeker. My Kid and husband are, however. I had a bit of a sob once … Continue reading

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So Proud Of This Guy

The training wheels came off. In the same day he learned how to ride his electric scooter and his bicycle*. It took him another day or so before he could take off by himself without a boost and get his … Continue reading

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On The Toffee. All Seven Months of Him

I remember a life before our Toffee. It involved uninterrupted nights of sleep. It was free from nappies and spit cloths and I didn’t have to break my arms lugging around a car seat with a chubby baby in it. … 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 A Boy And Six Birthdays

It’s hard to express the mixed emotions that come, as a parent, when your child has another birthday. There’s nothing quite like that lump you get in your throat as everyone is gathered around the cake with its flaming candles, … Continue reading

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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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