Category Archives: Family Life

Go Ape with teenagers

Your children get to a certain age and they pretty much don’t want to do anything with you. Because it’s: Lame. Or boring. Not with their mates. Or ‘are you joking?’ After years and years of days out together I’m … Continue reading

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Our home renovation. The update, the dust, the hair pulling, the dust. Did I mention the dust?

I scoffed when everyone told me our home renovation would mean every corner of our house would be filled with a constant layer of dust and it would send me into a mild rage. Scoffed. I’ve hardly blogged here because quite … Continue reading

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The truth about being a mother

The truth is . . .  the truth is . . .  well, the truth is it sucks being a mother much of the time. You spend a lot of time bemoaning the drudge, the hardships, the lack of SLEEP. … Continue reading

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