Cross Country Racing In The 80s Was Dodging Fresh Sheep Shit

I've never been much of a runner, I've got two left feet, knobbly knees and basically it gives me ZERO pleasure. My running technique is best described as 'it looks as though she might trip over at any time and is battling a horrific side wind + is she okay?' As a kid I used to trip over fresh … [Read more...]

Why I Am Throwing Away My BUSY Crown!

Like a blow to the shin bone from a metal bed frame, it dawned on me recently that I am WAY tougher on my first-born. I seem to nit pick, nag and be a grumpy mole way more to her than my other kids. Which isn't fair as they are equally annoying as her at times. So while you might think that … [Read more...]

If Your Baby Was Named After Your Pregnancy Cravings

Being told I should eat for two by an old-fashioned midwife was almost more exciting than finding out I was pregnant. What wasn't so exciting was the 28kg I put on during my first pregnancy. Not a typo. I was basically carrying around the weight of a Doberman or an overweight Dalmatian. (thanks … [Read more...]