I remember the day I brought my kids home from hospital. I remember those days so clearly yet other thoughts are a blurr. And now here we are. Week three of school with both kids. How did that happen??? Continue reading
Long weekend-ing (last one for the year!)
I’ve just realised it’s been a while since I last posted here! Life has been quite busy and time just seems to be slipping away. Anyhow, we’ve just had the last long weekend for the year here in Sydney and it heralds the start of the warm season. We escaped Sydney and headed to Windang which is on the New South Wales south coast – beautiful part of the country with stunning beach line and amazing markets to stop and have a wander around. Continue reading
A letter to my boys
Time is going by way too fast. I remember the time I found out I was pregnant with you and the days you were born like it was yesterday. I remember the first few months as I struggled as a mum with both of you – first and second time mum – but enjoyed the days that we got through unscathed. The pain of initially breastfeeding and then the feeling of loss when I decided the time was right to stop. The sleepless nights – there were many – and the days were we smiled and laughed. The frustrating times especially through the age of 3 – gosh how I dislike that age! However I remember far more good days than not good. Continue reading
Why do we feel that we have to be everything?
I don’t know the answer to that question but it hit me yesterday out of nowhere. I woke up and felt tired all of a sudden. It lasted all day and into the evening and still I went to bed later than normal (why do we do that??). Husband has been overseas for work so I’ve been juggling the kids, two drop offs and pick ups to vacation care and day care, all the while continuing my corporate job which I enjoy, wanting to write and be busy, and sorting out our calendar for the next few weeks in order to have a social life and catch up with friends that we haven’t seen for a while. Basically trying to manage our general life. Continue reading
So, did you survive term 1 of school?
One more day. One more day until the end of term 1. Seriously, 10 weeks gone in a blink! Sort of. Continue reading