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I Saw You Today …

... the mom just like me. I saw how when you entered the gym your two little girls were arguing, pushing and shoving each other. The elder one rushed through the turnstile and the younger one tried to follow, trying to emulate her sister, or retaliate, only to get smacked in the head by the… Continue reading I Saw You Today …

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Reasons to Drink Wine Today

I'm going to keep it short and sweet and really just give you my top 5 reasons why I will be drinking wine today: My husband is going away for work - for 5 weeks! *tears, pride, & fear of solo-parenting for that long!* It's very cold, I hate the cold. Tomorrow will be colder.… Continue reading Reasons to Drink Wine Today

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New Feature: #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail

Hello to all my lovely regular readers, and those who are stumbling upon my blog for the first time. I'm excited to announce that I have decided to start a new weekly feature where each week I will share your stories showing the contrast between the highs and lows of parenting. I'm looking for milestones, achievements,… Continue reading New Feature: #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail

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“The Fear”

My husband and I have been talking a lot recently, about 'The Fear'. Since we met we have made lots of choices in our lives together, and whilst we may have been nervous about the outcome of some of those decisions, as we are getting older 'the fear' is becoming harder to ignore. Nelson Mandela… Continue reading “The Fear”

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My #Instaweek Round Up – Week 3

Welcome back to my latest #Instaweek Round-up. It's week 3 in the series, and things were a little tough this week. You can read about our horrific day on Monday here. Fortunately things picked up towards Friday, and I even managed to get a fun #friyay post out late Friday evening. They Were Bored … Honest! … Continue reading My #Instaweek Round Up – Week 3

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They Were Bored … Honest! 

If you read my post from last week about the bird that flew into my house and then proceeded to shit purple shit all over the place, you will understand my problem. If not, here is a brief recap: there are 2 bushes off my verandah that have hear dark purple berries on them.  The… Continue reading They Were Bored … Honest! 

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Blogger Recognition Award

I've been nominated for the "Blogger Recognition Award". If you've not heard of it before, the Blogger Recognition Award is an award given by a fellow blogger who recognises your blog out of all the millions out there in the blogosphere as worthy of recognition. I think that makes it one of the really special awards… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award

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Triskaphobia

Triskaphobia is the fear of the number 3. Whilst I recognize that this is a real phobia and I in no way mean to make light of any Mental Health issues, I wouldn't exactly say that I have a phobia of the number 3, it's more like a healthy respect for it and the impending… Continue reading Triskaphobia

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WARNING: Proud Mom Bragging

Well the great big annual soccer tournament has finally come and gone. In the last few weeks leading up to it the excitement and anticipation (never mind the endless practices at unreasonable times) felt like it would never end. In case you missed it, this past Saturday I was a 'Soccer Mom' in all the… Continue reading WARNING: Proud Mom Bragging

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Why Two Is Enough For Us

You know that kind of rage you feel when your ears get hot! That's the rage that overtook me the other day and only my good breeding and the fact that my parents raised me to be polite and respectful are the only reasons I held my tongue. That and the fact that talking to a wall… Continue reading Why Two Is Enough For Us