It is Birthday Month

Today, I reach a very important milestone. Yes, I have been a Mum to 3 Boys for three full years now. Sure, it’s Chippie’s birthday, too. Whatever. More importantly, however, it is also the month in which my birthday falls. Put it in your diary. Yes, the whole month. I…

Grab the coffee and run

Last night’s dinner – and presentation of a cat cake that looked nothing like a vagina – was lovely. Our friend, quite possibly knowing full well we were going to acknowledge his birthday and choosing to give up resisting this onslaught, loved his cake and presents and being spoilt. Which…

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…

Some useful mathematical equations

A fun night out + alcohol consumed = (over time) hangover Four hours sleep + hangover + toddler = horrible Tired + hungover = Daily Tasks Difficult Large Coffee Plunger is the equivalent of Much Coffee The circumference of the plungery thing on the large coffee plunger is greater than…

The morning after fall-out

The quite play last night was just that; Quiet, cooperative, fun play. I had no reason to be paranoid, yet my gut was telling me to be wary. I have been mostly lucky, thus far, in relation to “the kids are quiet, they must be up to something”. It was…