Family, Melbourne, Parenting, Relationship and marriage, Writing

On my own

I am an extrovert. I love to be around people. This means I feel lonely in solitude, not alive. Don't misunderstand though, I love the peace and quiet that comes from a moment on my own. A day in my home without my cherubs. And on that note: school's back next week. Yippee kai yay… Continue reading On my own

Family, Melbourne, Parenting, Writing

Bed Sheets

Changing the sheets on the kidlets' beds (AKA: A weekly dash of temporary madness). Ingredients: 3 x Children's beds (1 bunk, 1 single) 3 x Pyjamas, still worn by children. 1 x chilly morning, with nowhere to be 3 x single bed sheets   Method: Call out to children, who are all lazing in front… Continue reading Bed Sheets

Health and wellbeing, Parenting, TV shows

Grating on my nerves

Thanks Dr Kottoway for today's word prompt! I have learned a new word: crepitus. The word is a medical term to describe the grating or feeling in a joint (eeew) with arthritis or after a botched surgery. My joints are tired and, often, they don't conform to my commands and movements with the ease they… Continue reading Grating on my nerves

Family, Health and wellbeing, Parenting


In an effort to entertain my twin boys, cease all-day iPad usage and all manner of silly behaviour at home, I am writing this from a local park, where they are registered in a soccer holiday program. We are here all day; and each afternoon for the rest of the week. I have somehow become… Continue reading Entertain