Category Archives: Fun mum thoughts

My thoughts on motherhood, mothering and being a Mum.

A Mother of a day, a teapot and a dilemna

“Muuuuummmmyyyyy!” Um, was I dreaming? What time is it? What year is it? “Muuuuuummmmmmyyyyyyyy!” No dream. And an awful smell. Stumble to said source of noise and stench. “Muuummm, I was sick in my bed.” Fully awake now. Husband by … Continue reading

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A week in the life – Wednesday

Layne slept in until nearly 7 this morning. Wow! She is a good sleeper and usually gets up around 6. Now she’s up it’s time to stop expressing and make a move for swimming. Go!

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A week in the life – Tuesday

The boys have a 20-30 minute cat nap after breakfast at the moment. This is the SHORT window, where I try to have a shower and other bits that need doing upstairs. They aren’t rolling yet, so for the moment, … Continue reading

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A week in the life – Monday

There’s a fine line between whimsey and tedium, which I’ll no doubt be crossing regularly this week. I thought it would be interesting (for me, and for my children later), to document a week in the life. Not sure if … Continue reading

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Twins by txt message

It was about this time 12 months ago that we found out we were having twins. I had always secretly wanted twins. The first time I was pregnant. We were planning on two kids, so I thought it would be … Continue reading

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Fitzroy, Bruce and the arrival of Jake & Jordan

It was a textbook labour: full term, all signs of labour confirmed without the slightest bit of doubt, working through those clearly identifiable stages and, presto! A baby arrives. Except this that this wasn’t my labour: I was reading it … Continue reading

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