Monthly Archives: April 2012

Melanoma – You know it can kill you, right?

Please read the comments before reading the first paragraph of this post. I jumped on something someone said and took it the wrong way and seem to have got things arse about face. Either way, the main content of the post still stands, just not the catalyst that got me writing it. Apologies for the provocative title, but I’m feeling rather provocative and I need people to listen. Yesterday, I read a tweet that bemoaned …

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My Kid is Awesome.

I read a post last week on the lovely Kate’s blog, The Five F’s, and it immediately struck a chord with me. The point of this post was to illustrate the fact that we’re many of us guilty of hiding our children’s light under a bushel and that we should all be able to talk a little more freely about how brilliant our kids are. I don’t know if it’s because of her rocky start …

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Welcome, Barbara Millicent Roberts.

We’ve bought Sausage a Barbie. If any of you remember this post, that may come as something of a shock. I was going to call this post “We Caved”, but actually we didn’t. Caving in would mean we put no thought into the matter and just blindly allowed our daughter to manipulate us with her childish covetousness. But this isn’t how it went down. Sausage had been talking about Barbie for a while, she’s seen her friends …

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Silent Sunday

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