Having a ‘boy look’……….

I think it’s genetic. Some kind of chromosomal thing. “I can’t find it” he says“Did you look for it?” I reply“No, I can’t find it!” he says again…as if it is reasonable to surmise that the reason he can’t find it is because he hasn’t looked for it! I know he’s only two, but when […]

Our Vegie Patch…

 Anything that starts with a trip to Bunnings and jumping in puddles, has to be awesome!!! Our vegie patch has been a bit hit and miss so far, but now that we know what grows well, what takes too long and what we don’t eat, we are wiser gardeners! Megan has loved going and […]

Just being there…

As I sit writing this, I am sitting on my almost 3 yr old’s bed, waiting for him to fall asleep. It’s been a long, long while since we had to sit with Alex as he fell asleep. Even though its kind of a pain, it’s also nice to just sit and watch my youngest […]

Guilt…

I’m pretty sure my trusty Parenting Manual (haha!) didn’t have a chapter on guilt. It didn’t talk about how it creeps up on you and sticks around much longer than it should! It’s funny how guilt works. Feeling guilty for the things I don’t do, rather then the things I do do. For example… I […]

Family photos…

Every now and again I try to get a nice family photo. It rarely works…or more accurately, I’m rarely happy with them. I did plan on going to a park to take them today, but it was too cold and I chickened out. However we I took some at home instead and they have turned out alright.   I […]