Tag: Family

School Holiday Fun

Who’s enjoying the school holidays? If you’re spending your school holidays in lockdown, then I do empathise. Living in Victoria, I’ve definitely been there. I know it’s a challenge. For us plenty of arts and craft, a healthy dose of MineCraft, a few movies, and a daily walk made a huge difference. I’m sure you’ll …

Happy Birthday B1

My beautiful B1 turned the big 1-1 on Saturday. Having had his foray into double digits limited by Covid last year, he was determined to make the most of this birthday (as we all should) and kept us busy with a list of things to do. It’s been 11 years since you changed our lives …

Odd One Out

If you are a mum, a step-mum, foster-mum, a grandmother, or a mother-figure, I hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day. I was certainly spoilt by my beautiful boys, who both made me a present, and my husband even though I’m not his mother (he sent his mum a gift too). This year I asked …

On a Personal Note

Nine years ago today I was very pregnant. About 36 weeks pregnant, and itchy. My feet itched, my hands itched, my body itched. I had cholestasis. I was familiar with the symptoms because I had had it when I was pregnant with my first child. Cholestasis is a liver condition, and can be fatal to …