Teens, Tantrums & Technical Difficulties.

Friday Night Attack of the Terribly Twisted Teens After a last minute panic; no one had informed the fish or Danger the axylotl of the impending invasion.  Plus I owned glass markers and had only annoyed the kids a couple of times with them.  So obviously I wrote on all 3 tanks (backwards so they … Continue reading Teens, Tantrums & Technical Difficulties.

Sweet Sixteen

Happy birthday sweet sixteen! My 3rd daughter is 16 (31st). I can not post much because I have spent the day making a 78 page card (I am known for my mean cards) a fully illustrated book picking on the recipient using their favourite things.  In this case pretending that 16 is the age where … Continue reading Sweet Sixteen

Frustration Eating Me Alive! Part 1

A child on the school stage plays a wrong note.  Ha, triumph; this will teach you to steal my child’s limelight.  A second bad note, oh my God, that poor child!  How can I be such a monster?  She’s my child’s friend! But I feel that my kids need to be seen.  They need their … Continue reading Frustration Eating Me Alive! Part 1

Kitten (Orion)

Bring me the head of that kitten; he’s jumped on the birdcage twice. Just the head of that kitten, his heart’s as cold as ice. No don’t bring me the whole kitten I only want his head. Oh look at his sleepy kitten eyes he looks all ready for bed. Oh what a sweet little … Continue reading Kitten (Orion)

Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 6 The Last Installment

Tuneless Elephants. Part 1 here Did I mention the tuneless, relentless singing in the middle of the dining room by a daughter with a beautiful voice when she wants to and 21 years of experience living with me.  I think she reached 100 elephants, starting from 1. “100 Elefumps balancing, step by step on a … Continue reading Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 6 The Last Installment

Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 5

The Tale continues...                  Part 1 here There is an argument about who will walk next to the Mum across the road but then I spot the single most fascinating blade of grass ever grown.  I let the children go to the door without me.  Count to 5 … Continue reading Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 5

Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 4

Par t 1 is here A Tale of Two Grandmas (Part 1).   Each person in our family has their own seat, especially my husband as he is the only one legally allowed to drive.  But don’t worry they still have plenty to argue about in the 5 minute marathon drive to their grandparent’s house.  I … Continue reading Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 4