Monthly Archives: October 2012

Job Done – Wordless Wednesday

We thought toilet training was going to be a nightmare. Sometimes when you expect the worst you get a pleasant surprise… Linking up with my little drummer boys  and twinkle in the eye for wordless Wednesday Advertisements

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So-long sleep

A warm afternoon about 1pm, curtains a drawn, and a ruggedly handsome, doting father is tenderly putting his calm, serene daughter in her cot for some quiet time [Adoring Doting Daddy] “Ok so you’ve got teddy?” [Slight Tired 2.5 Year … Continue reading

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Caught my eye Friday – Honesty, Integrity & Controversy

This week I’ve got two mums that caught my eye, both honest in their own way but to start with it’s been interesting following the controversy sparked by the media watch special on Mummy Bloggers. If you haven’t seen it … Continue reading

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You turn your back for a minute – Wordless Wednesday

…and she’s 16. Linking up with my little drummer boys  and twinkle in the eye for wordless Wednesday

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Read me in four months…

Kev, If, through your haze of sleep deprivation and bewilderment you remember to read this when your supposed to, you’ll have recently become the proud father of your second child. By my rough calculations you’ll have just bought said child home from the … Continue reading

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Caught my eye Friday – Doodles, Sticky Tounges & Alan Jones

There are two things I am loving about my brand new Caught my eye Friday post: firstly there’s the personal satisfaction of being able to “pay it back” to the blogging community and give more than I could have in … Continue reading

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Dancing & dress ups – Wordless Wednesday

…for anyone who read yesterday’s post where I lamented my lost tomboy… Linking up with my little drummer boys  for wordless Wednesday

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What’s with all the dancing?

In June 2010 we were blessed with our daughter. We had elected not to find out the gender although deep down I knew (yeah I know… 50 50 chance) that it was going to be a girl. When she was … Continue reading

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Caught my eye Friday – Bitch slaps & bravery

And here starts the experiment. Each Friday I’m going to try and post the things I’ve read that I thought were interesting, insightful, hilarious or touching. Consider it a link up in reverse (without the linking up bit). Political Smackdown … Continue reading

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Who needs a… manicured garden? – Wordless Wednesday

…if I mowed it, where would the fairies live? Stay tuned for more ingenious excuses to get out of mowing my new garden. Linking up with my little drummer boys  and twinkle in the eye for wordless Wednesday

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