Tag Archives: parenting

The quintessential fantasy fireman

A little heart starter for your Monday. Between the face plant and hospital, we just happened to bump into a truck full of firemen. For reals. Yes, yes, I know! And no, I didn’t chase it down. We’d stopped so I … Continue reading

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My poor little face

Preschoolers are made of rubber. Kind of. Love Bug was climbing over a bench seat yesterday when it all went horribly wrong and she face-planted the cement ground. My heart may have stopped for a split second. A {not-so-quick} trip … Continue reading

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Who broke mumma’s bed?

I’ve had a sore back for the past four and a half years off and on. A car accident a few years earlier {which I walked away from at the time feeling fine} actually twisted my pelvis. It played up … Continue reading

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But mumma that is SO so mean

I took Love Bug to an animal shelter for the first time yesterday. Well, I’ve taken her before, but only to drop towels and toys off when they weren’t open. Today I felt strong enough to go when we could … Continue reading

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One of the worst things you can say to your preschooler

I read an article in the past couple of weeks {which I can’t find now to reference} that listed the top worst things you can say to your small child. One of them was hurry up. Dear person who wrote the … Continue reading

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{You’ve gotta} fight for your right

  … to sleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeep! {With apologies to the Beastie Boys.} Most of you know I’m not a great sleeper. I’m trying all sorts of things, and at the moment I’m tracking my sleep patterns via an app. Aside: seriously, what … Continue reading

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How’s you?

Today is R U OK? day in Australia. The R U OK? Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation asks Australia to be even better mates to end suicide. There are almost 2,500 suicides in Australia each year. We have one of the highest rates of … Continue reading

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