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Lazy, hazy, crazy dayz of summer

Everywhere I go I hear “oh I can’t wait for the school holidays, no more making lunches/homework/drop offs/pick ups/after school activities/lunches… And I say “oh yes I know, I can’t wait either”. Confession time: Yes I can so wait. If … Continue reading

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Being cared for

I took a sickie on Wednesday. A real one. First one forever. I won’t ramble on about how mums don’t get a sick day, blah blah blah. Cos we don’t. Except I did. Anth just took over. He got up … Continue reading

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Being broken

There are days where I’m perfectly fine, normal and can conquer the world. And then there is yesterday. I was broken by the end of yesterday. So broken. I can’t think, I can’t handle the whinging, the noise, recalcitrant kids … Continue reading

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My dad

I should be getting ready for Snack Shack duty at the school but I just had a phone conversation with my dad, which prompted this blog post. That happens you know. You have no thoughts, nothing to give and then … Continue reading

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And so it starts…

There’s a brand new phenomenon in this house – it’s called Touch and you can download it onto your iPod Touch or iPhone and you can ask others to join and then you’re able to free text/message them. Big deal … Continue reading

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Understanding our child’s moods

Here’s some more from the most fabulous book “The Whole-brain Child” by Daniel Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson. My last post referred to the left and right brain. This post is about the upstairs and downstairs parts of the brain … Continue reading

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The Whole-Brain Child

I’m fascinated about what makes people tick and that fascination extends very much to my own kids. I’ve just read a very enlightening book which I hope I can do justice by trying to explain what it’s about! According to … Continue reading

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