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Do These Things Now!

My friend is pregnant with her first baby, which is spurring ideas for all sorts of practical first parent advice. On the less practical side, I’m also thinking about how different life becomes after that first child is born. 395 more words


Shop Til Ya Drop!

I’ve been on kind of a slump lately about providing new activities for the kids. So, since my great-niece was going to be spending a couple of nights with us, I decided to put together a make-believe “store”. 201 more words

Life With Children

Full Body Armour

There was a time in our lives,

Or there should have been,

When all the armour you needed,

Was the full body armour -

Of your parents shirts. 137 more words

Life Chatter

How do you find the time? Obliterating the parenting rut

We all want to be the kind of parent that has it all. We want to have time out, we want to have time for our hobbies, we want to be interesting and we want people to be interested in us (and not just our children). 1,310 more words

General Interest

The sound of Bliss

I was lucky to experience pure bliss last night….


Yes, my house was completely silent for 2 hours!!!  It was heavenly and then they were returned to me and the chaos returned.   29 more words

Button Life

I love buttons. Most people know this – I have jars and tins of them in my studio and just like to ‘have’ them.

My love of buttons has begun a life of its own in a little series of drawings called ‘Button Life’. 78 more words

General Interest