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100 Days – the reboot!

It’s been such a long, long time since I wrote on this site.  Recently, I’ve started feeling like I’m losing myself.  I was out on a run, and the thought suddenly occurred to me, “I am 42 years old.  I … Continue reading

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This (ludicrous) heated debate

The fact that there was such an overwhelming level of support for my last post, which was read and shared in more than 20 countries around the world, was absolutely heartwarming.  Every day I am sent several more pro-vaccine blogs … Continue reading

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The Disneyland debacle and my own two cents

This is a topic I’ve been meaning to write about for, oh, about 5 years now.   Since my daughter was born, in fact, and I started caring a little more about these things. 57 months, two more kiddos and a … Continue reading

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Let it go, Ylvis!

Day 60.  According to my Facebook feed, every single parenting forum and mommy blog out there, and the reported 5 hour lines at Disney World, it seems that the current obsession driving mums and dads to distraction around the globe is Princess … Continue reading

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New ‘do!

Day 59. A few things conspired to make this a #100HappyDays day.  Starting with the fact that both children slept past 7.30am.  I know, simple pleasures and all that (and I do still vaguely remember the days when I only considered … Continue reading

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Melting!

Day 58. It’s 84 degrees right now (29C), and I’m MELTING.  Yeah, I’m whining about the sun now.  Actually, more specifically, I’m whining about maternity wear.  Why must these damn clothes come with so many layers?  It’s bad enough that it’s all … Continue reading

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Nine Lives

Day 57. Today, temperatures climbed up into the 80s again, and I definitely wasn’t the only one happy about this:   I think somebody has obviously heard about this nine lives thing, and is maybe pushing his luck a little … Continue reading

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Kids say the darndest things….

Day 56. As we checked out of our lovely beach-side retreat, I went to write our entry in the guest book, and realised we couldn’t possibly leave without taking a photo of what is quite probably the best entry ever … Continue reading

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A Change is as Good as a Rest

Isn’t that what they say?  I have to say that, as I sped down Route 101 to reach the beach at 10pm on dark and rainy Friday night, with two snoring Pepperlings in the back seat, I was starting to … Continue reading

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The easy years

Day 52. Much as I complain about my shitty phone, it does have a pretty cool feature, whereby it randomly scrolls through all your Facebook photos, and sets them as your screensaver.  It’s a good way to remind yourself to look … Continue reading

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