I have been given a little window of freedom-my sweet husband is parenting solo right now-all power to him and praying that she is napping?! So I need to be doing life admin/write some youth group sessions/and just get some motivation back...because I am in what Dr Seuss describes as a 'slump': 'And when you're … Continue reading Glam Or Us?
Salute, salute You're in the trenches and you deserve all the love and flapjack/chocolate buttons you can handle. Today I got sent a lovely little message from a friend who has recently become a mum and it reminded me of how bleedin hard it is at that stage. Don't get me wrong, its hard at … Continue reading To all you new mums
I have just goggled songs with 'hot' in the title from the 90s/early 2000 and came across Nelly's 'Hot s#*t' which is frankly a pile of misogynistic crap...it does have one redeeming feature in that it uses a rap from the movie 'Big' starring Tom Hanks, which is one film I loved not simply because … Continue reading Long hot summer
...was a lifeline. Who knew: salty sun scorched hair, white legs that almost glowed under the water, moving through the sea dodging children on body boards and old people in swimming caps and goggles (the seasoned pros who are in all year round), feeling numb because yup its still cold but also so flippin alive, … Continue reading Sea Swimming…
Lots of things freak me out: small enclosed spaces big insects (except crickets they are fine...probably thanks to Disney and the noise they make, its nice and you know where they are, they aren't sneaky) the idea that I can be watched through my computer large waves (yup dreams of being a surfer or sailor … Continue reading It’s ok to be scared
I am babysitting and I am trying not to eat all the chocolate...there is so much chocolate and good stuff in this house, damn babysitting and leaving out all the sweets. When we have babysitters I do the same thing but often hardly any of it gets touched-such self control is so impressive. I am … Continue reading Goodness Gracious
Yesterday I went to see a friend who has a 10 week old bubba and she said I just don't know where the me part has gone. And oh I remember those times, I feel I am still in those times...my body is no longer feeding her but she still wants to be in my … Continue reading like a breath of fresh air
This isn't a birth story...but it is graphic, and you may not fancy reading it. That's cool, scroll on by-it's not always helpful to read everything or to hear every story. It doesn't necessarily mean you are missing out on something vital...this is where I bleurgh out my thoughts and process all my crap-some of … Continue reading You were there in my fear