You know I have had this blog on my to-do list for so long now it’s not even worth saying how long. My intentions are there and well-meaning – and then stuff happens, and at a blog meet-up in August it was mentioned that a blog post should always have an image that reflected the… Continue reading The last quarter & big girl brooks
The third term began 3 weeks ago and life has been MANIC! I started a new job, after not working since mid-March, at a school no less. The boys have hit school running and Max has been ill for almost an entire week already. Term 2s’ reports were ok – nothing spectacular but ok. And… Continue reading August: a device-free month
Although I have not finished sharing my journey through depression I thought today, I would share some of the things I have learnt about myself along the way and the common thread is “stop waiting”. A big change I had to decide on at the end of March was whether to stay at work or… Continue reading Stop waiting ….
This image circulated on Facebook a while ago and I find it quite powerful. Sadly I have had to deal with the effects of hurtful words and verbal bullying with my 3 boys over the past few weeks. As a parent to have your child come home from an activity in tears caused by hurtful words… Continue reading Words HURT
So I keep threatening to do more on my blog and really, my intentions are there. The past 6 months have, however, been a literal rollercoaster ride with a lot of downs and a few ups – so not quite the kind of ride I would recommend. Things started to split at the seams in… Continue reading The rollercoaster tide of self-discovery
Sigh .. I keep meaning to post and then realise my photos are not on my laptop, but earlier today I decided to post anyway. I mean people read novel without pictures don’t they, so why not a harassed mom’s blog post. Over the past few months my delightful first born has changed from a… Continue reading For the love of my shattered nerves
This morning while having coffee with a new found friend we were chatting about sores and scrapes on dogs and kids and I let her into a few things I use … and she had a giggle and told me I should blog. Well as I do I thought I would share my “tricks of… Continue reading A laugh & a giggle over a tip I shared