Monthly Archives: September 2012

Cake and babies

Firstly, thank you so much for all the sympathy and sleep solutions…and to those of you suffering just as badly, you have all my empathy – it is truly the hardest thing. There’s a good reason that sleep deprivation is … Continue reading

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My (my, my) beautiful neighbourhood

oh if you find the time please come and stay a while in my beautiful neighbourhood It’s been almost exactly one year since we made the big move to the US, and 10 months since The Dream House became Pepper … Continue reading

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“O sleep, O gentle sleep

Nature’s soft nurse, how have I frighted thee, That thou no more wilt weigh my eyelids down And steep my senses in forgetfulness?” Oh, a correction, “how has Henry frighted thee”? I’m an idiot. A moron. A prize pillock. Because … Continue reading

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Musical Interlude

I’m afraid that today has been “one of those days”. My darling children have tested my patience to the limit, and my husband is working late…or maybe he’s just hiding out at the office because he knows better than to … Continue reading

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You say “tomayto”

I say tomahto. You say vacation, I say holiday. You say gas, I say petrol. I say “diaper”, and suddenly everyone starts yelling at me on Facebook! This is so confusing. Yes, I am well aware that I am English, … Continue reading

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Facebook Fanatics

A couple of days ago, I posted the following on Facebook: “Two pees in the potty this morning – looks like Evie’s decided it’s time to ditch the diapers. Help!” 13 people “liked” this. 10 friends commented with advice on … Continue reading

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Crossfit craziness

Yesterday morning, I was alarmed to find that I couldn’t lift my arms high enough to wash my own hair in the shower.   This morning, I can barely hobble down the stairs to get breakfast started. Everything hurts. My … Continue reading

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