April 9th

Assignment not getting done. Grumpy at work, kids have assured me they can play nicely while I work on it. “Its OK Mummy, go in your office and do your assignment. We’re OK. We’re just sitting on the washing machine, its OK. You can go and do some work.” Ahem,…

April 8th

One assignment down & second almost completed. This morning I attempted the “sweetie, can you please watch the kids today while I do my assignment? Thanks.” Clearly I needed to be more specific. “Watch the kids” generally means more than “stand at the sink drinking coffee while they throw wooden…

April 5th

Ah winter in Melbourne approaching (this week anyway). Battle with MonekyBoy to wear clothes that covered knees & elbows – which is not an easy task with a little boy that would get around in the nick all day if you let him. And, of course its swimming day. Today…