Today has been a day of achievement despite no coffee and less than one hour of sleep. The children rose at their usual 5.30-ish and by 7:30am we were ready to go to the swimming pool. I love the pool in the mornings when it’s deserted. The water is flat and clear and the children are in their best mood, which allows me to cope … Continue reading Why won’t my kid eat dinner? How to avoid a the food time battle ground
It’s 10.21pm and I’ve just gotten home from a business dinner sans Mr Magentafrog. It’s a late night for me and my husband is away working in Yolngu communities again. I peeled my contact lenses from my eyes and unzipped my wedges and began to get comfy. For me this means getting my gear off and wandering around the house looking for something good to … Continue reading Can I really be a mother of three, business owner and blogger?
Today I remembered why I have never bothered ironing. I abandoned the pointless pursuit due to my obsessive compulsion to remove every crease and perfectly press every seam. While I did want my clothes to be crease free, ironing bored me and I lacked the commitment to my compulsion. I could not stand not being able to get it perfect. Oh the irony. Geddit. I’ll admit that ironed … Continue reading Life’s little creases – ironing and parenting in pursuit of perfection