Normality is finally being restored to it’s normal level of chaos. These past few weeks have been so crazy and stressful, but in a space of a few days, I found out if I still had a role at work, J had his pediatric appointment for his heart palpitations and Ro had her development assessment. Then to add to the mix weekends where Mr was away for part or all of it has made for interesting times. Continue reading “Organised Chaos has Resumed”
To mark Australia Day, I thought I would share 5 things I have learned since living in the UK.
We all know recycling is a good thing to do and I want to show my kids to be responsible. Why do some councils make it such a chore to do it.
Many areas have different coloured wheelie bins so you can put the rubbish to be recycled outside and on collection day, just put bin out and job done. That’s too straightforward and logical for our area. We have a plastic tub, a plastic bag, a sack, and food caddy. Any other items suitable for recycling that doesn’t go in those are to be put out for recycling in carrier bags (!?). Continue reading “Recycling – Why make it such a chore?”
I was hoping I wouldn’t need to do an update to a post I wrote a little while ago around having to reapply for my role due to a restructure, but here I am. Continue reading “Yo-Yo of Uncertainty”
Just before I was due to be induced with R, SPD was rendering me even more immobile than I am normally, so to save my sanity I decided to try something new. Now I love to sew and to make things but thanks to the inspiration of a friend in the birth group on Facebook , I decided to try my hand at crocheting. Continue reading “A box full of yarn, set of hooks and an explosion of creativity for Autumn”
You try to set a good example for your kids, an example that you want them to follow, but by doing what I thought I should do, have I done the opposite? It dawned on me I was trying to be normal. Continue reading “Why am I trying to be Normal?”
When I started on my maternity leave with R, I had no idea that it would be a Déjà vu of what happened when I was last on maternity leave. Continue reading “Winning Lotto Numbers Anyone ?”
We all have those places, we have visited for what seems like the hundredth time. Its close, convenient and the kids enjoy it. Although the shine is starting to come off the visits, its good to get them of the house and do something as a family.
Through the many night feeds I’m doing at the moment (damn this 4 month sleep regression) I came up with an idea to make a trip out more fun. Continue reading “Making a Family Outing More Exciting.”
Who in their right mind would want to be a child photographer?
This was the question I was asking myself so many times today. Between the grumpiness, trying to put everything within reach in her mouth and squinting in the light, getting photographs for my friends limited edition dribble bibs seemed like an impossible task. Continue reading “The Impossible Photo Shoot”