Things like this are bound to happen

Flat out with a software thing I’m trying to get my head around, school holidays and Grumpy – a teacher – working all of the first week of the holidays, my day is somewhat hectic. Thankfully, only two children home, but a meeting in my kitchen this morning and Monkey…

Not a soccer mum

After offloading one child and attempting to do some work whilst baby child clung to my legs and cried a lot, and middle child did middle child type things, like colour in the carpet in his bedroom “coz I like it” and make himself a peanut butter and tomato sauce…

The definition of insanity is Mother Guilt

Sitting quietly in the sunshine, minding my own business and watching the kids skipping in Phys Ed (which was pretty funny in itself) yesterday afternoon at school, when another mum approached me and asked if I could help out with the school excursion tomorrow. It’s to the Melbourne show. “Sure,”…

Monetising Children, it's soooo worth it

There comes a time in your Mothering Career where you wonder what the reward is. Sure, you hear all about how their (the children’s) “smiles and hugs” make it all worth while. And then they get past the age of 6 weeks and make your life a living Hell. Hard…

The 12 month cattle class jab

That time of a baby’s life where they’re required to have their 12 month immunisations. We do the council thing, coz they’re closer and the nurses know what they’re doing. Sure, it’s Cattle Class, but the waiting room isn’t full of sick people, and you get to do some awesome…