What Makes a Good Mum?

Although I’ve done my best to eliminate, as much as possible, the use of the terms – or feeling like – a “good mum” or a “bad mum” this terminology remains rife within our society. Just like food, I don’t believe, necessarily, that there is any such thing as a…

7 Reasons I'm a Good Mum (& 7 Reasons I'm Not)

There I was, minding my own business, trying to pull of the “I’ve just jogged the 1km to school” look, when the reality is I haven’t showered for two days – again – when I was approached my Another School Mum. “Did you walk again?” she asked. “I did,” I…

A milestone and the best testimonial

Today, it is an anniversary. A milestone of sorts. An achievement worthy of recognition. Today, I celebrate having been a Mum for eleven years. Ironically, it is also my eldest son’s 11th birthday! Who’d’ve guessed it! I’m proud to announce that no one has died, been abducted, or broken a…

School projects and homework

A homework sheet came home today. Stuffed in the bottom of the school bag, along with a school excursion form and an invitation for me to attend the Mother’s Day afternoon tea at school. Last Friday. A sheet that appeared to have been residing their since the Jurassic era, and…