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Co-Parenting: My First Time Alone

For the first time in 2.5 years I am having kid free time. It is a really bittersweet experience. Oakland has never gone to day care or overnight stays with people, so to suddenly find myself alone is so bizarre. 881 more words


Parent Guilt

We are all saddled with parent guilt at some point or other. The key is to not let it take over. I often wonder if our parents ever felt guilty for putting brandy on our gums, or letting us sleep in a carry cot in the boot of the Volvo estate car…probably not. 1,259 more words


Keeping it real

I’m sitting here in my bed (please note that is actually 2:15pm so really shouldn’t be in bed) but it’s raining! Yes, actual real soaking rain and it’s just heavenly to watch and listen to. 584 more words

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Crafting Our Days: Managing Family Life by Developing A Daily Rhthym

“One can ascend to higher development only by bringing rhythm and repetition into one’s life. Rhythm holds sway in all nature.” Rudolph Steiner

For those of us who stay home with small children, the pattern is widely the same. 3,140 more words


Day 1

Day 1 of what?

You see I’ve set myself up with thus little challenge to spend at least 10 minutes a day to write myself a journal. 127 more words


The Great British Staycation!

Back in January, you may recall, there was a day the travel agents named ‘Blue Monday’. A clever marketing ploy to remind us how much we all desperately need a holiday. 1,732 more words


Photo shoot with Melanie Grace Photography

A couple of months a go the lovely Melanie from Melanie Grace Photography came over to my house to photograph us for her “Motherhood in my words” series. 667 more words