He’s Arrived – The Amazing Race

I thought he was lost in the mail.  I thought he may have been stolen by pirates or used as an unwitting drug mule by corrupt baggage handlers and was currently languishing in a dank jail cell (If you're interested look up Shapelle Corby on Google); without my phone number. OMG why didn't I send … Continue reading He’s Arrived – The Amazing Race

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I Don’t Want To Make Anymore Calendars, Does That Make Me A Bad Mother?

Warning this is depressing & humourless.  I advise you not to read it, unless you are interested in Autism &/or Depression. A year ago I convinced my two youngest not to buy the expensive glossy calendars because the school produced calendars would be more useful & I would reward them by getting nicer pictures of … Continue reading I Don’t Want To Make Anymore Calendars, Does That Make Me A Bad Mother?

Christmas Planning Mistake No.2, 3 & 4

Over the years we have developed traditions. 1st of December we put up the Christmas tree.This year on the 1st of December Tabby had tickets for the school River Cruise; no time for tree.  So Friday; nope I slept from 1:30 to 5:00, Gavin from 2:00 to 6:00, Cat & Alex until 7:00.  Yah stress … Continue reading Christmas Planning Mistake No.2, 3 & 4

Christmas Planning Mistake No.1

Last year I made a stupid mistake, I know it is shocking that I could make a mistake.  Actually it's just that this is one that I have a. noticed, b. am not hiding and c. I'm writing about it. So the mistake, first the context. Every year I get the kids Advent Calendars.  This … Continue reading Christmas Planning Mistake No.1

Tiny Tasha’s Triumph

This evening was the girl's school's Summer Music Concert.  I have attended the last 3 years and really enjoyed it each time.  This time though the choir both my girls were in went first.  The older two hadn't felt up to coming and Mum and I were feeling a little off.  I was going to … Continue reading Tiny Tasha’s Triumph