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Time goes so slow, time goes so fast

I am writing this post in response to my children discussing with me the mystery of time. Why does it drag when you are bored and race when you’re having fun? Why do we remember the good moments and discard the bad (most of the time)? Matthew and Anya were joking with me about Zach’s […]

Year in Review #Blogtober17 day 25

It is only October but the topic for today is a review of the year so I will have a look back at the past 10 months with a few choice highlights (or low lights!). JANUARY: Anya’s preschool bear FEBRUARY: a romantic date at our favourite restaurant for Valentine’s Day MARCH: pitta bread pizzas for […]

Family traditions (Vlogtober day 21)

Most of our family traditions are to do with Christmas but since filming I have remembered that every night I say ‘love you oodles’ and the kids reply ‘little poodles’ 🙂 My parents used to say it and now I do too: routine or tradition?

Teenagers #Blogtober day 20

I do not look back on my teenage years with much affection :'( The early teens were blighted by the agonising arrival of periods, hideous metal braces on my teeth that prevented me eating due to the pain, friendship issues that would take forever to write about. Going to my 20 year school reunion this […]

Secrets #Blogtober17 day 19

Shhh… can you keep a secret? I am not going to reveal any secrets (not actually sure I have any!) My little sister was always hopeless at keeping a secret. She used to ask me if she could tell me what my presents were every Christmas and birthday! Secrets come in all shapes and sizes, […]