"It can be really hard to stay motivated when you're scrubbing the toilets and someone is shitting in a Lego box but, I keep going" - Julia Kerr I'm the mum. I'm strong. I'm a bit of a hero. I'm not a great cook but I give it a good go. I hate the laundry … Continue reading How to Restore Your Shit Shield
We took our son to get his haircut. He is 4 years old and hasn't been to the hairdresser for a long time. For the past 2 years he has been growing his hair out "like Dad" because he wanted to be like his Dad. We went through all the stages of hair growth; that … Continue reading We took our Son to get his Haircut
I love Christmas. I have bells that chime Christmas carols and old favorite recipes and the Michael Bublé Christmas classics CD. I fucking love Christmas. I love it so much that I nagged my husband to let us put up the tree early this year because I just couldn’t wait to get into the Christmas spirit. I imagined … Continue reading Finding Christmas Magic in Unlikely Places
I have 2 children. Being their mum feels mostly like sunshine. I don’t have a favourite but I do feel differently about them. My youngest son came to me when I was in a good and steady place. I had a husband. I didn’t have to work because we had security. Everything was settled and … Continue reading I Dont Have A Favourite, but I Do Feel Differently about my Kids.
I've spoken before about the loss of identity that comes with parenting. Its a strange phenomenon. On one hand you become so much more than you were before, you become someone you never imagined you could be. You do things you didn't know you were capable of. You become so strong and so resilient and … Continue reading Finding your thing.