I'm going grey. I thought this was ok with me. It turns out it isn't. After I had Miss 5, I noticed there were some white and silver bits of hair appearing on the old noggin. I thought it was charming. Fool. Some 3 years ago, I made an outlandish (hindsight is 20/20) statement to… Continue reading Do I wash that gray right out of my hair?!
Hello my friend!It’s always so lovely to receive one of your emails, they are both informative and witty – as one ought to expect coming from a man possessing these same attributes. All is travelling along nicely as we count down the days until school returns for the almost 8 year old and begins for the… Continue reading School Holiday Fun Times
Now, let it be said that I am almost without exception, a liker of people. I like that they are not all the same, that they opine - at times wildly and without actual thought - in a manner different to moi. Or not that differently, if that example is anything to go by. I… Continue reading How to Dislike in These Politically Correct Times
So the day prior to Mother's Day, our annual celebration of mothers an all that we do, The Groom and I had a "heated discussion" regarding what, if anything, I actually DO all day. The poor pet drives to work and back each day, suffering through countless meetings, luncheons and time spent on the computer.… Continue reading The Nothing That I Do
Well, what a lovely holiday we're having here at the Homestead. First, we have a massive lice outbreak, featuring largely in the head of our 7 year old. I removed at least 40, yes FORTY live adults from his scone in one sitting after he wouldn't go to sleep the first night of our holidays… Continue reading Ahhh, the holidays…
If you'd wandered into my home a 1/2 an hour ago, you would have witnessed a five foot five mixed breed former country chick apoplectic with rage. Those of you who knew me in my younger years may not quite be quaking with shock at this revelation. These days, however, I have mostly overcome my… Continue reading Angry Bird
While I am unable to go into specifics, I have recently witnessed, yet again, fear of change in our community. It's not something I really understand, given that change is what makes a life. Why fear it? Why not embrace it, or at the very least, give it a go and see what happens? Nay… Continue reading Change is a GOOD THING!
I organised a clothes swap at my home today, inviting along some friends who are not adverse to hand-me-downs and maybe had some things that they no longer wish to wear for whatever reasons. Given I have recently had a baby and my body is all kinds of different to the way it was prior to… Continue reading New clothes for zero cost – who knew?!
So the boys are back to school & kinder, and as I return to my now deathly quiet house (save the bleating of our pet sheep on the back yard), I am embracing this new normal that I have been begging for, for many a year. I look around and see that I have already… Continue reading New Normal
Okay, so now I am going to have a wee rant about one of those topics that, well, makes me rant. One has a baby. One has it drummed in that breast milk is the best thing you can do for said baby, and one goes through untold nipple horror (grazed nipples ring a bell, folks?)… Continue reading For goodness sake, be a child properly