Expiry date on hugs…

I get lots of cuddles from Alex at the moment. When he is sad, when he is tired, when he is shy. I even got kisses this afternoon as I was laying down with him for a nap. I know kids. I know that they grow up and showing their love for mum is SOOO […]

Mess, mess, more mess

I thought I knew what I was signing up for. I knew kids made mess; snot, poo, vomit. I’m not, nor have ever been, a clean freak with a spotless house. But I thought the mess would be diminishing by now. By the ages of 2 and almost 4 I thought the kids would be […]

The difference of one….

My kids are fairly well behaved. Like most others they play up at home when Mum and Dad’s nerves are at wits end, but overall, they are pretty good kids. However, out shopping with 2 kids and just me is a nightmare. I try to avoid it as much as I can. They feed off […]

Ok, now I get it…

I get it now. I understand. Now I am on the other side of the fence. Now I’m the parent. Now begins the hand-over-fist of forking out money for kids (as if it hadn’t been happing for 4 years anyway!) We had just handed in our first Kinder fundraiser for our hot-cross-bun order (not value for […]