Progression in swimming

Chippie has done it – no fear, no tears, no crying … nothing in his lesson today. We did have a new teacher, so he was a little aprehensive, but mostly participatory. He’s even progressed somewhat. Today, he had a ball in each hand! And no way was he giving…

Officially, we can't do that

First day of swimmng lessons for Chippie. Figured it was about time, as he was clearly attracted to water, had little fear of it, crawled in on a weekly basis fully clothed and … well, some water familiarity in more controlled circumstances was becoming a necessity. I’d purchased myself some…

The final leg….

Leave Canberra house in relative peace again, removing the boys, and driving off with them. Chippie now back to “normal” plus excessive snot cried a majority of the time and could only be placated by holding a biscuit. Ever now and again, in slumber, he spat his dummy out, took…

And the "holiday" continues …

Chippie still not great, although the fever has gone. It has been replaced with a disgustingly snotty nose and the dry cough substituted for a disgusting mucousy one. Nice. Step mother offered the washing machine for our dirty laundry. What the heck? I’m no holidays. And despite having packed enough…