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I gave up on making New Year's resolutions for a few years as I never seemed to keep them, but this year in the spirit of fresh starts I decided to give it another go.
You can read more about all my resolutions here http://bit.ly/Vwvkl2 but the one I hope will make most difference to my everyday life is my bid to do the…Continue
Living in New Zealand, I am far away from the events in Connecticut, but as a mother I was still deeply affected by what happened.
I have shielded my son from what happened, turning the radio off in the car every time the news came on so he didn't hear words like children and killed in the same sentence, and reading the news on the internet when I knew…Continue
Once upon a time, there was a cute little boy affectionately known as Monkey. Monkey was a great sleeper and would go pretty much straight to sleep when he went to bed.
For the past few weeks sadly, my lovely little sleeper has been replaced with a nightmare child who refuses to stay in bed and wakes me up during the night.
My Mum, Monkey's Granny lives overseas so we don't see her very often. At the moment she is visiting us for five weeks so Monkey is very excited. Me? I'm just enjoying the fact that I am not having to be a constant playmate at the moment!
It is one of the downsides I guess of having an only child, that there are no siblings to get them to play with so as a parent you probably do more…Continue