None of my business

July 18, 2013

  The other day I had one of those shitty parenting moments. In public. With witnesses.   I’m so tired at the moment. The insomnia is back with a vengeance and I’m only managing a few broken hours of sleep a night, which is never a good starting point. It’s the middle of winter so […]

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Nothing New Under The Sun

July 16, 2013

  I saw this doing the rounds on facebook and I’ll admit it got my back up a little.     Firstly can we just take a moment to appreciate the irony that this is a MEME on FACEBOOK that most people access through their SMARTPHONE?   But seriously, nothing changes.   It’s always an […]

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Riptide

July 11, 2013

    I remember one time, when I was about 16, ¬†dancing on a picnic table in on a balmy summers night, in bare feet and short shorts. Then a group of us stripped down to our underwear and ran to the ocean and swam in the milky blackness. It was kind of terrifying and […]

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Slow Start

July 10, 2013

    Luke has a job that means he leaves for work before the sun comes up. I don’t even hear his alarm anymore. My brain has trained itself into ignoring it, knowing I’m not needed to wake until the kids summon me. This morning I heard him leave. It was so cold his car […]

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Epic post of randomness

July 2, 2013

Whoa. Those last few posts were heavy. Let’s lighten it up with some of the random fluff that floats around my head. -where our toilet is in relation to next door and my children’s annoying need for help every time I go for a poo means my neighbours must hear me shout “I’m in the […]

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Harsh

July 1, 2013

I guess one of the reasons I haven’t written here much lately is Harper. That and our lack of home Internet, but that’s another story. Not only is she going through a “bit of a patch” and needing a lot of help and supervision, but I had a pretty big realisation and its kind of […]

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May they always have the right to choose.

June 26, 2013

  I will never forget that doctor’s appointment. I went in complaining of feeling generally crap for a few weeks with some nausea and feeling lightheaded. I thought I had a virus and wanted a couple of days off work to sleep it off. The GP offered a pregnancy test which I laughed at. I […]

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Unschooling doco-with us in it!

June 18, 2013

  I know I haven’t been around much lately. I’ll explain another time.   But for now I wanted to share this documentary that Amy Rathbone made about unschooling. Partly because it’s a positive look at unschooling and partly because we’re in it! ¬†She followed us around for a day, asked lots of questions and […]

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