It’s insane how fast these kids are growing up!
We had a chaotically relaxing weekend- all sorts of things kept us busy, so there wasn’t much time left for actual relaxing. Barely enough time to get all three […]
Gifts and giving are awesome, as long as they’re unconditional- I don’t expect something in return, but I do enjoy giving them. I enjoy thinking about personal gifts- not just expensive (ha!) ones or pointless […]
My parents never bought me a car. We couldn’t afford that. It’s all very well if you’re financially able to provide one (and inclined to), then, by all means, buy one, but no kid should expect a car! Breatheeeeee! […]
I agree with you- it can feel lonely sometimes to miss out on things, but I always tell friends that I’m parenting if I can’t make it to an event. I’d hardly ever get a babysitter. It also depends on the kids- […]
The little things that keep us going. Well done for taking a moment to reflect.
Brilliant! My son recently discovered my old typewriter. Tap, tap, tap, tap TCHING! I find it a little sad that they’ll never experience the joy of correspondence by letter. Hannah does have a pen pal, but I […]
Aw, man, I really feel for you. It can be soul-destroying to feel that way. Try to remember that you’re an awesome person! Kids may be perceptive, but they’re also not able to process information properly. It’s […]
Houses do take work to keep tidy! It doesn’t sound like he’s pulling his weight, and it must be really frustrating for you.
I hope that all of your efforts in trying to do the right thing are more rewarding in the future.
It could be Novemberitis, I agree! Even if you can’t take a break right now, I hope you get a chance to do something relaxing and fun. Routine, stress and exhaustion can really take it out of you.
Awesome Tash! See? she loves you I also find it hard to know when to back off and allow them space, but my kids all seem to crave affection in their own ways.
Yummy breakfast for supper…
You’re all awesome! So glad you got to meet.
So impressed that you all met up! It can be scary to meet people from online in real life, but then, in my experience, you feel like old friends. Hope you all get to do it again.
The idea of homeschooling terrifies me. I’m not too proud to admit that.
Family and drama! Grrrrrrrr. Let’s hope things are smoother by the time the silly season really gets underway- family problems always seem […]
Glad to see you again! Sorry to hear about your gran. That must be difficult.
We’re quite envious down here in the Cape of your Mob!
Well said! I agree with most of these- almost all of them are on my bedroom ceiling in the middle of the night. I love your positive responses to yourself.
Hi Billy, and thank you for your entries so far- I totally agree: Men do need to be more expressive in how we adjust to the highs AND lows of becoming parents. My take on it is that we suffer from way too much […]
Wooop! So impressed that you’re all getting together, and envious that we can’t be there.
It’s a beautiful video, hey? Tears.
Goodness- who blows up postboxes? Come to think of it, who posts letters anymore? Glad your potty training is working out
Eek! Reading your post made me panic- I’m not ready for Christmas! Glad things are generally going well (despite the moaning-leave-rs).
Haha- I’m probably not a great example to my kids when I speak, but their school is rather strict, so if I say “rude” words like damn, bugger, crap etc, they reprimand me! I would draw the line at them using the […]