Author Archives: Bump2Basics

Personal space (or lack thereof)

We’ve been having a fantastic summer break.  After a number of years as a childless young adult and then several more with pre-school age kids, I’ve finally been reunited with the magic of not needing to be somewhere on time … Continue reading

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Back2basics

Hello there!  This blog has again been silent for some time; write a few posts, radio silence for months, repeat(!) seems to be the name of my game for some time. It frustrates me.  This blog is a journal for … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: sweet imagination

The other night C read her book on igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rock like a cowgirl.  As in Howdy Partner.  Just because. Last week M came home from the babysitter’s wearing a ‘wedding ring’ on his ring finger.  Apparently the children … Continue reading

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The two sides of “The Force”

M and I are at our local playground and he’s insisted in me pushing him on one of the baby swings. He loves the swings and can go on for ages, and took this opportunity to loudly dissect the nature … Continue reading

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Friday Funnies: telling jokes

C and M are enamoured by telling jokes at the moment.  But let me be clear.  The essence of what a joke is, beyond generating laughter, is still lost on them.  There is no sensible punchline. I give you M: Why … Continue reading

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