First Day Fun

School is BACK! If we’re all honest with ourselves, and I know a few people who have no qualms about voicing it out loud, but know far too many more that feel terribly guilty about even thinking it, much less agreeing with the honest and vocal, or *GASP*, actually voicing…

The First Day and The Cake

Chippie commenced his first official day of primary school today. Whilst a momentous occasion, my mind has been warped from being in the presence of one child or another, or many, or few over the last six weeks or so. Being one who does not bode well not utilising my…

And they're back

After what seems like an extraordinarily long- because it was – break from school, I had settled into such a routine and habit that I was almost content that they would never be returning to school. It had become all to familiar. Even the snarky, demanding, control freaky comments of…

And back to normality

First day of school, which means Grumpy Pants is out the door at some ridiculous hour that enables him, usually, to have a quiet breakfast on his own and reading the paper without various other family members taking various parts in the process. And sometimes giving Chippie his breakky. Or,…