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Monthly Archives: August 2010

smartie cookies

Smarties! What kid does not love a smartie, I ask you? I never thought I'd be the kind of parent rewarding kids with coloured chocolate buttons, but there you go. I do. Two smarties have big pull in this house. And you know what: they no longer have artificial colours or […]

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green day

A wordless post. Because I seem to have lost the ability to speak. Or write. Possibly due to this person. (Totally gratuitous shot of darling wee baby. Who is *cough* actually far less responsible for my inarticulateness than the fact I am mid-way through season 3 of Mad Men and […]

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six

How about that. Six years old tomorrow. Our little dude, Henry Bean. Six years ago tonight I was pacing and swaying in what I now know was pre-labour. I was forgetting to pack Adam's boardshorts although I planned a whole lot of birthing bath action (packed his speedos instead – […]

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caring

I love people who care about stuff. Gung ho, you know?  I've always been impressed (read: influenced) by people who are vocal, who do, who take something they love and really run with it. Greenies. Lefties. Nutters. My favourites. So this photo of Ivy is completely gratuitous. Just because I […]

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perspective

So where do you hang out if you're really quite afraid of heights? Oh I know, how about the tallest tower in the country? Nice view though.   Anyway it's not all about me.   Nice to feel on top of things. Which, incidentally, I felt today. Took the washing […]

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enjoying

Do you know I almost didn't hit 'publish' on that post last night. I couldn't quite say what I wanted to say. Then I log in today and there you all are, making incredible thoughtful and intelligent and heartfelt comments about the article (comments way more intelligent than my post), […]

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motherhood lark

[Declaration: I am not actually schizophrenic, although from this post it may appear otherwise.] Anyone see Jacinta Tynan's piece in the Sun Herald's Sunday Life Magazine? "The Big Easy" or with subtext: this motherhood thing is all a bit of a lark. Please read it and tell me what you […]

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