Magical Moments of Parenting #205

Flea’s school recently brought in a nurse to talk to the children about hygiene and teach them how to wash their hands. It’s easy to be cynical about that sort of thing, but I can see she really washes her hands differently, to make sure she gets between her fingers,… View Post

Is it Christmas yet?

No. Simple, right? And just in case you're ever wondering, you might find this website useful: www.isitchristmas.com Here’s the thing: it’s November 1st. We just had Halloween. I love Halloween – we do the pumpkins, we trick or treat, we go to church to hear how pumpkins are a symbol… View Post

The 9pm post

Sometimes, life is a bit rubbish. Sometimes, people let you down, or luck just doesn't go your way. It's almost enough to get a girl down. Except there's no day so black that Flea can't still make me laugh. So thank goodness for children and their absolute refusal to take… View Post

The 4am post.

It’s almost 4am, but I can’t sleep. My heart is pounding, I can’t seem to breathe in, and I feel like I'm on the verge of passing out. Somewhere in my brain, I think: panic attack. I get panic attacks if I think about how I’m never going to be… View Post