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Last week of semester, emergency self care and other stories.


This week, woah. It just goes to show that you never know what you’re capable of until you’re put to the test, right? Firstly, can I just say that having the first week of school holidays coincide with the last week of semester at the end of which all your assignments are due, is not ideal. 1,336 more words


Pirates Cove - Liffey Valley

It’s raining and the kids are bursting with energy, looking for an outlet and your house cannot contain them, where are you going to take them this Saturday afternoon… 10 more words

Fun With The Kids

Tomorrow I Will Pay

Tomorrow I will pay, but for today I feel great. I went swimming with my son today, as we do every week. Except this week – because I’d left his float jacket at Grandma’s – I let him take the inflatable surfboard Father Christmas gave him. 176 more words

Bad Knees

A Bijou Bike Ride

I have just survived half term. Hurrah!

For an introvert with depression, long periods of time with the kids can beat me. But not this time. 244 more words

Fun With The Kids

Pulling out the Big Words

When I am not focused on anything else or when I do not want to be focused on anything else, I play Words With Friends. 289 more words

Notes From Rumbly Cottage

Weebles on Ice!

No, it’s not the Ice Capades…

On this second North Texas snow day in a row I thought I would find out what our old friends the Weebles are up to. 113 more words



After playing another 100 games of Uno … the Uno deck has mysteriously disappeared.

I may have been the last person to see the deck.  But I’m not talking …

N.R. Allen