My first flower

And I’m so excited!  No, it isn’t the the very first time in almost 44 years that someone has given me flowers!  But for the very first time I have made a flower using a flower loom, check out my first attempt.  Now you may have to use a bit of imagination to see a…

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How do you start your morning?

I would be the first to admit that I am not an early morning person, in the sense that I am not someone that jumps out of bed at 6 am ready to tackle the world with a spring in my step and a glint in my eye.  In fact I was quite worried (ok…

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Plastic Surgery and Botox not required here!

Now I am not a proponent of plastic surgery, Botox, and the like in the first place.  I have long been a fan of growing old gracefully, albeit not rolling over and saying wrinkles, grey hair, come party here!  Easy to say when the numbers of years are not yet at the point to disguise. …

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I am not getting old

I may be a “wrong” side of 40 first time mum, but I certainly do not feel old. However it does make you check your birth certificate when movies you know as originals are already being re-booted!  Even the terminology has had a makeover, it used to be just a remake! Still I am not…

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Cuteness factor 110%

Even in a single storey home gates can be needed.  We have three levels so for us gates are a necessity.  Earlier today Dad went out the gate and down the hall not closing the gate behind him.  Our little girl headed in the same direction which meant I had to come at a gallop.…

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For once I’m going to pat my own back

I have been back at work, admittedly not full time, for three months now.  And I have managed to keep breastfeeding my daughter.  I express when I am at work and occasionally in the evening at home to make sure she has enough for the next day. Which isn’t to say there has been the…

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The grandmother she will never know

Given I was an accidental child – my mother was 47 when I was born – and my little girl arrived a little after I past the age of 40 it is no surprise that both of my parents are gone. In some senses sad, for despite having two much older siblings my little girl…

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Missing in action

How do all you Mums and Moms keep up your blogs?  I have returned to work three days a week, and have been back for the last two months, while Dad is currently home full time.  But since going back to work time seems to have vanished in some science fiction fashion.  The four days…

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