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School Pick Up’s and Tears!

When the pointless, unnecessary “I don’t even know why I’m crying” tears just keep coming, the show must go on… At least we’ve got Mummy and Me and Daddy and Me date night to look forward to!

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Good afternoon! So our average school run turned in to a mad dash to find a toilet for child number 3.  What a rush the afternoon was!

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So today I made Coconut and Cashew pasta for lunch and Ben walks in to the kitchen saying

“That smells yuck! Could I have a tuna sandwich?”

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Children of Divorce Raising Children of Divorce

So I recently read a blog post by Annabashedly about loving differently as a result of being a child of divorce and I can’t help but admit that she really hit the nail on the head! This sweetly composed introspective post emanated with me catching me completely off guard because being in my mid 30’s I hadn’t actually thought about it for a very long time.  In fact, I hadn’t realized that I am a child of divorced parents, my husband is a child of divorce, and we are raising our babies who are children of divorce.  Continue reading

I Am The Worst Mother In The World

Let’s hang out and not communicate

It’s true: I’m the worst mother in the world.

While all the cool kids are wearing fancy label clothes and shopping unsupervised with their friends, our poor children are at home wearing hand me downs playing with each other and if they want to go shopping it will be with a chaperone.   Continue reading

Making Moments Special

Tonight we decided to do something different… Husband and I recently read an interesting article on Chelsea Dyreng’s Vitamin C. It was a post about having children who didn’t want to talk to you (i.e. teenagers) and possible ways to interact with them. Given that we already have one teenager who prefers not to come around,  at home we have two young lads & a slightly pre-pubescent  tween so in anticipation of this I thought it’d be great to get a running start before all hormone hell breaks loose in our house. Continue reading

Nice Psycho Mummy

Let’s be honest, all mummy’s have days where secretly they want to scream in the face of the enemy & startle them in to retreat, in this case the enemy is your own flesh & blood who can’t get through a single hour without whining, complaining, questioning, hurting, touching, mimicking or who knows what. But hey if your life is all cheese & sprinkles than that’s just fantastic. Continue reading

How To Be 100% Perfect All Of The time

Really? Tell me that by clicking on this link you didn’t actually think that this was humanly possible? I mean how many roles do you currently hold in your life? Continue reading

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