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THE BOOKS OUR CHILDREN READ

To the Mum at the swimming pool last week: I saw you with your Kathy Reichs novel on your lap while your kids were having their lessons.  Then I saw you swap your own novel for the one your tween daughter had been reading. I just wanted to say, YOU ROCK. I think that as parents we should all be… Continue reading THE BOOKS OUR CHILDREN READ

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At Our House

OLD HABITS DIE HARD

In our previous life, before we were Harris6, Nat often (almost always) crept into my bed at night to sleep. It started when she was about two and I went back to work full-time. I think we so craved each others time and presence, even asleep would do. I realised very quickly that I'd bitten… Continue reading OLD HABITS DIE HARD

At Our House, Best Babble, Blended Family, Musings

LABELS: HIS HERS MINE YOURS OURS

Throughout life there are labels foisted upon us, we no doubt impose labels on ourselves as well. Some are necessary, it's how we categorise the world. To be honest, I think labels are all about perception, so what one person may label us is quite possibly the complete opposite of what society may label us. But that's a whole… Continue reading LABELS: HIS HERS MINE YOURS OURS

At Our House, Musings

SOME THINGS STAY THE SAME

This week Nat officially became part of the Girl Guide movement. At age seven she's a Brownie. The enrollment ceremony was a real goose-bump mummy moment for me, and it made me realise how glad I am that not everything in life changes at a million miles an hour. It does seem like there's not much about my… Continue reading SOME THINGS STAY THE SAME

Musings

HELPING, NOT HOLLERING

A couple of weeks ago I read a post from Hands Free Mama - which has become one of my favourite blogs. That post really pieces together a lot of what I love about her philosophy on parenting and the parent I want/need to be. This morning I was able to really put it into… Continue reading HELPING, NOT HOLLERING