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Friday funnies: overthinking own bedrooms

Below’s something that I wrote a year ago but never posted.  It was right around the time that M moved into his own bedroom….in the end he moved in right around Christmas. Part of the reason we moved in the past year … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: my cheeky nutters

At seven and five, C and M are full of zest.  We’ve taught them manners and are beyond the point when they need to be consistently reminded to use them.  About 80% of the time they’re a real joy, and a … Continue reading

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Empowerment

Monday 2nd January, 9pm.  Chris and I are eating burgers, dinosaur blanket has been confiscated (I can’t remember M’s offence) and the house is still in disarray after a festive week of family, friends and fun times.  And it’s back … Continue reading

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Listen to me!

My kids have been driving me a little crazy lately, and much of it is down to lack of listening.  Sometimes I say come here and they go there because they are trying it on, oh I mean asserting their independence … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: Silly town

Zinky walendi kampalllini gerrykebabit. or Welcome to Silly Town! Have you ever visited Silly Town?  No?  Let me tell you about it!  There are unicorns and flying pigs and more sweeties than you could reasonably eat without getting a tummy … Continue reading

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