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three months

Three short months with us, out here.  What did we ever do without her? What did they do without her? Three months ago I didn't know every inch of her wee face and how soft her fuzzy head feels  and how strong and bonny she would be.  Three short months […]

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distracted

I blame that sweet baby.  I cannot focus on anything today (except your funny comments on what you think of greying women.) I also blame the absence of caffeine.  Even when I was pregnant this last time I had the odd (*cough*, not so odd) espresso, formerly being really very […]

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cake stall

Hello! Big election weekend in Australia – if you missed it, we just exercised our democratic right to elect the federal government. 'Cept (hang it, you all know I'm a feminist leftie) people actually voted for a Coalition government (I would never have believed it) headed by a backward thinking […]

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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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this moment

Inspired by Soulemama's Friday ritual, here's my moment to cherish this week:  Adam and our newest addition, Ivy, three weeks old. Asleep almost instantly in the Baby Bjorn on Daddy's chest.  Photo from my iPhone (using Hipstamatic.) Have a gorgeous weekend. xxx

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Looking good, Vern. (Or not).

So I MAY have forgotten that the community nurse was coming to our house this morning to check out Ivy. Now I know she's not 'community services' and she's not actually technically judging me in terms of my competence, but I really didn't do myself any favours.  Bit of a […]

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