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Parenting is a tough gig …

It has been a while I know,  it’s not that I haven’t thought about writing; I have a collection of incomplete thoughts, scribblings and ramblings saved under a variety of different titles most of which involve the word “thoughts”. Today … Continue reading

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Grocery shopping … 

(I posted this on the Facebook page today – then I remembered a number of you don’t do Facebook – so I’m leaving it here for you – it may resonate for one or two of you…) Dear parents trying to do … Continue reading

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Wednesdays…

Mid point of the week … Busiest day of the week for me, a full teaching day. This Wednesday – the plan was to leave home at 7am in order to factor in three sets of road works on the … Continue reading

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Bless this nest…

Today was one of our best … One of the three was baptised. Today was also briefly one of our worst … Two chose not to come to the five baptisms held at our church today. Two arrived back bringing … Continue reading

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Another relaxing Sunday afternoon …

We don’t do it because we love it … we do it because we love them. There really are no other reasons.

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What we’ve been doing these school holidays or … Perfectionism, entitled kids and why it’s time to break out the “good” china …

The school holidays are, for me, honestly the best time of year to be truly reflective. And by now you know, I do love a bit of reflection. These holidays we’ve done a whole lot of reading, some painting, and … Continue reading

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Because sometimes the “most wonderful time of the year” can be a little complicated …

Yes, it’s Christmas time again — and yes I think I’ve gone a little overboard in the area of purchases again! And, yes, I know that I haven’t written for a while, probably due to all the Christmas shopping I’ve … Continue reading

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Silence is golden …

I spoke before I thought, yes I do that occasionally, unusual for an INFJ. “Boy, take your headphones off, you’re being rude.” He was in the back of the car playing on his iPad. His friend was also in the … Continue reading

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Making lemonade …

It was a serious tone he used. “Mum I have to tell you something about the other house.” “Right!” He was kind to me, he went on almost instantly before my mind got to run wild. “There’s going to be … Continue reading

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She sure ain’t no supermum!

If you’re feeling like you’re not a super parent – then you might like to read on. I’m guessing that you haven’t said some of the things I’ve said in the past 16 hours. I’ve complied a list below. Time … Continue reading

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