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
"When the dark forces of the adult world conspire against you, when you feel that you’re resilience is being tested, put on some gangster shit and handle your business" I'm the Mum. Im a bit of a hero. I try my best to always do what is right and good for my family but sometimes, … Continue reading How to Repair your Shit-Shield (when its not your kids who are breaking it)
"I am not the fun parent. I’m the every day, the mundane, the emotional labour drudge. I’m grateful for it, but I’m exhausted by it. There is very little that is exciting about me, because I’m always here." Its my day off today. The little one is in daycare while the older one is in … Continue reading I’m the “everyday” – so days with Mum will never compare to days with Dad.
I had to buy tampons today. I was sure I had just bought a box recently and after an extensive search through the house and handbags I found them in the toy box because unwrapping tampons and flinging them around the room is a favourite past time for many toddlers. You might think I’m kidding, … Continue reading The Tampon Tax