Tag: kids

Another World Away

Another World Away

Life is running away with me right now and I barely have time to breathe let alone write.  Prepping for a holiday almost takes the pleasure of it away for me.  I'm basically doing the work I would be doing then, now.  It is all consuming and, after a worrying week with Artie having an … Continue reading Another World Away

14 Weeks In

14 Weeks In

It turns out that two kids and a full time job makes you very busy.  Very busy indeed.   I realise that people manage with many more children than I have.  And multiple jobs.  But honestly I have no idea how.  No.  Idea.  At.  All.  I am exhausted at every minute of the day and I … Continue reading 14 Weeks In

3 Weeks Later

3 Weeks Later

I still hurt. I had hoped I wouldn't be saying that at this point. But the truth is, it hurts. Not the sort of hurt which requires painkillers anymore (I couldn't wait to be rid of them) but the sort of uncomfortable that makes you really really bloody grumpy.  And the itching.  Oh the itching.  … Continue reading 3 Weeks Later

An Ode To Nursery Bugs

An Ode To Nursery Bugs

Ah ha we meet again my friends You scoundrels and you fiends You’ve clearly had some time to prep You’re well primed and you’re preened You sit and lurk on surfaces You watch and laugh on toys Then seize your chance and transfer onto little girls and boys So innocent and pure they were Until … Continue reading An Ode To Nursery Bugs