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December 3, 2018

Calling Time On…Tearful Christmas Adverts

First there was the Budweiser Horses, then the Penneys cartoon, then the Coca-Coal Trucks rode into town, all bringing with them just the right amount of […]
December 2, 2018

Elf on the Shelf – Thanks, but No

People who know me, know that I love Christmas. Actually, it’s the run up to Christmas that I particularly love – the planning, the choosing of […]
November 30, 2018

When Kids Become People It’s A Bit Of A Shock

Something happened over the weekend and it shook me up inside. Okay that’s a bit dramatic but it was one of those ‘Ah-ha’ moments Oprah Winfrey […]
November 28, 2018

Living With…Co-Sleeping

We didn’t intend to do it It somehow just happened. Our children have taken over our bed!! In fact my husband got kicked out for two […]
November 27, 2018

I Look Like An Adult, I Sound Like An Adult… But I Don’t Feel Like One

When I was in my teens I always felt my oldest sister, who is eight years my senior, was very grown up. I admired and looked […]
January 8, 2018
November 26, 2018

Calling Time On…Christmas In November

Anyone who has spoken to me recently, or seen my angst ridden face as I drive through town, or try to do the mundanest of tasks […]
November 26, 2018

I Emigrated – And I Fear I May Never Come Home

I read somewhere that emigrating is like ripping a limb off and leaving it in your home country while the rest of your body goes away. […]
November 26, 2018
Son's Birth

And Yesterday I Cried

‘The obligation for working mothers is a very precise one: the feeling that one ought to work as if one did not have children, while raising […]