I finally did it!

I have long been a fan of exercise. Well, physical activity. Well, okay, walking. Not in one of those obnoxious, muscle flexing in public, guilt-tripping ways (except, maybe for that ten years I was being paid to do so, and even then I ate chocolate sundaes for breakfast sometimes). But…

Can't Get By Without My Mayhem Managers AND a Bonus

So … this morning, my Littlest One started kinder. My Biggest One started high school yesterday. This, for this family, means three children at three different places at varying times throughout the week. The Grumpy One (my dearly beloved) returns to his “school” next week, adding an extra layer of…

Parent Teacher Interview Fail

Awoke this morning with migraine hangover, which is really bloody annoying as I went to bed last night before the migraine kicked in fully and had a decent sleep. Grumpy up early with an Out Of Normal Routine shift, but have since been advised it is now an Part of…

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…

Ah, the joys

What time is too early for Wine O’Clock? You see, although there are still two official day’s of school left, two terrible things have happened this evening: 1. The recorder that was sent to school with Godzilla at the beginning of February 2009 has returned to the family home. It,…