Monthly Archives: August 2010

We’re Going Adventuring, My Son And I

Today, I watched J play in the park. He had found a friend, a little girl his own age. As she sat on the seat of the roundabout dangling her legs, he stood with one foot on and one foot … Continue reading

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The Best Kind of Love

I took J swimming today. We had a wonderful time, he came along leaps and bounds in his swimming, technique and speed. Most importantly, he enjoyed every minute of it. We had our lunch in the cafe afterwards. As I … Continue reading

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Proud

Why am I proud of this photo? I am proud of the fact that I was able to see the opportunity for such a brilliant picture, and how I took the time to position my camera and zoom in just … Continue reading

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Secret Postings (Day Zero)

This month, I took part in the Secret Post Club for the first time, and it was far more exciting than I thought it would be. Basically, everyone who wants to join in goes into a “hat” and each person … Continue reading

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Are you a Happy Parent?

I read an interesting article in a recent Psychologies Magazine, written by Emily L Baker, which made me question something I’ve never really felt the need to question before, at least not to great extent. It was entitled “Do Children Make Us Happy?” … Continue reading

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It’s a Mum’s Life

This is what happens when you leave your boy alone for ten minutes while he is looking for his bouncy ball. And this is what happens when you spend ten minutes tidying up the mess, and forget you were making … Continue reading

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A Memory of a More Co-operative Child

I very rarely take J to get his hair cut, resulting in an often very messy and unruly crop of hair on my little boy. What a bad and lazy mother I am! I object. Here is a photograph of … Continue reading

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