Dear Stranger, who is so thankful to not live my life

You seem to think I got pressured and arm-twisted into spending my time with small children. It may shock you to know that all these little people that I call my own didn’t come as a surprise. We actually made them ourselves. Awesome. I know, right? My husband doesn’t lock me into the house each day.… Continue reading Dear Stranger, who is so thankful to not live my life

Dear Lady in The Public Toilet…..

I see you. In the public toilet. As it happens we meet here. Nature’s call. Its usually a brief encounter. I can’t help but notice you. You have that noticeable look about you. I glance at you briefly a few times. And I take you for a lot of things. A lady. With manicured nails. (Mine, not so… Continue reading Dear Lady in The Public Toilet…..

When You Close up Shop and a Void Opens Up

Our littlest turned 2. For me this is bittersweet. Heaviness fills my heart as I am putting 2 little candles on the cake for the last time. My baby grows up and gets bigger and more independent with each day that passes and here I am, dreading all the lasts. A sadness fills my heart.… Continue reading When You Close up Shop and a Void Opens Up

To My Kids: If You’re Ever in Doubt…

Dear Kids, I have a confession to make. Your mother is not perfect. You may have suspected that. Some days I look at you, watch you play and my eyes well up. You are beautiful. You are mine. And I feel gratified and satiated with adoration. I want to stop time and soak up each and every… Continue reading To My Kids: If You’re Ever in Doubt…

DIY Simple Spring/Summer Door Wreath

It is dreary January. *pulls miserable face* My least favorite month of the year. Christmas is just over and its not Spring yet and usually I find this time rather depressing but this year I said I wouldn’t let the January Blues rain on my parade. I got it into my head last week right… Continue reading DIY Simple Spring/Summer Door Wreath

Pet Hates. Pet Loves – 23 Random Things About Me

People making eating noises piss me off royally (Go eat your apple in another room. Come on. Off you go!) I start fiddling with my hair when I get nervous or stressed. When people take stuff off my plate without asking. I’ll chop your hand off. And no, I don’t want to share my dinner.… Continue reading Pet Hates. Pet Loves – 23 Random Things About Me

Gross Things Parents Do For Their Kids

As parents you don’t want to have a weak stomach. I mean not that you can choose. But it’s an advantage. You don’t want to be icky about things because once you have kids, you enter a whole new world. A whole new world that is manifested on poo, vomit and snots. A world of… Continue reading Gross Things Parents Do For Their Kids