Wierdly Wonderful Parenting: Embracing the artist

I wrote this piece some time back actually, but it has taken me some time to post it. I was in a place of inspiration and awesome and scribbled down my thoughts on paper and I finally have the chance to type it up. So here goes!! I am always surprised at what Kelso is … Continue reading Wierdly Wonderful Parenting: Embracing the artist

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Weirdly wonderful Parenting: Sunshine and Roses

WoWeE, its been a while since I have actually posted something. The cogs are constantly turning in my head, but to actually get it out has proved itself to be a challenge. The past few weeks or months have passed by so quickly and I have hardly noticed. But what I have noticed is how … Continue reading Weirdly wonderful Parenting: Sunshine and Roses

A letter to Kelso on his first Birthday

I have sat trawling through some documents on my hard drive and came across letters I have written to Kelso. Now I keep a blog of us up to date with all his shenanigans. This is a letter I wrote on his first birthday, such a sweet find... 10 December 2008 Dear Kelso Reese, A … Continue reading A letter to Kelso on his first Birthday

Be Awesome: Feeling the pressure

This post was inspired by another. A blogger mum to be who seems to be having the usual worries that most of us expectant mums had. Finding out you are pregnant is the start of a crazy journey, it is the ticket to an exclusive club of people who want to give you worldly advise, … Continue reading Be Awesome: Feeling the pressure

Scrambled Rambles: Drawn out Holidays

It is common for the holiday season to add stress to our lives. Most of us love our families, but it is always so much easier loving them from a distance. This is especially true if you have been rockin' and rollin' on your own in another town for many years. This is also true … Continue reading Scrambled Rambles: Drawn out Holidays

Weirdly Wonderful Parenting: Nik-Nak-Paddy-Wack

“No one will tell me I cannot smack my child!” was one of the many responses by irate parents when then news of the proposed law regarding smacking children was communicated. The government proposes to make smacking illegal and we have a society up in arms because how will children learn respect. That in itself … Continue reading Weirdly Wonderful Parenting: Nik-Nak-Paddy-Wack

Weirdly wonderful parenting: Picking the battles

When we are blessed with the little screaming bundle, there is no manual that pops out with it. The box that the bundle came in doesn't have a return to sender address on it. So the bundle is with you to stay.  You marvel over the little tyke. You cry tears of joy when you … Continue reading Weirdly wonderful parenting: Picking the battles

Weirdly wonderful Parenting: The sacrifices

My free for all Thursday is being taken over by my desire to share my thoughts on child rearing. I must admit, I do find this whole parenting thing to be easier than I initially thought. Although i may think this because at 5 Kelso is pretty demanding, but i can sit here and type … Continue reading Weirdly wonderful Parenting: The sacrifices

Wierdly Wonderful Parenting: Parenting continued – Things you really need

Seems like last week’s parenting waffle left me wanting to share more. Last week I wrote about how I prefer to treat Kelso - Wierdly Wonderful Parenting: My Parenting I must admit, I didn’t enjoy the whole baby parenting thing. Have a baby who would wake up with every startle reflex doing its thing (yes, … Continue reading Wierdly Wonderful Parenting: Parenting continued – Things you really need

Wierdly Wonderful Parenting: My Parenting

I thought I would dabble into parenting. I am by no means a perfect parent, I can only go by how I have experienced being a mother. I can also only make reference to one child and of course only go by my observations of others. So let me wind back the clock a little. … Continue reading Wierdly Wonderful Parenting: My Parenting