Of course … nothing better to do with my time

Walking to school and am harrassed, by 9 year old son, re my lack of RSVPing to a birthday party he’s been invited to and his friend keeps asking if he’s going (am most surprised Monkey Boy just hasn’t answered yes, anyway, without first showing me the invite) and “you…

It's good to get out of the house

The end of an interesting week; lots of highs and lots of lows, emotions running rampant from one end of the scale to the other in the space of seconds. And I’m not even pre-menstrual. Grumpy Pants working this evening and at the thought of the v-e-r-y l-o-o-o-o-n-g weekend stretching…

Honing his social skills

A trip up the street to grab various provisions for our Family Road Trip and Holiday scheduled for kickoff during the early hours of tomorrow morning. It involved the inevitable Convincing To Leave the House Under Threat of [insert appropriate threat here] and off we went, baby crying due to…

The Final Shop

Christmas Presents List checked, double checked and ticked as complete. Except for a few little things to add to the hamper for some friends. And something small to add to the gifts for some nieces. And something for Grumpy, who, despite being only two days away from Christmas (one if…