Isn’t it odd when your child hits a new moment of clarity? I know that sounds weird, but like the next stage of maturity or another stage of life.
What has become of me.. Or more accurately. Where the hell did it go!? Our dudes are four years old. We're forty. 2017 is coming and going as I write. The world, as shit as it seems to be at the moment, is still turning - for now. And for now, here is what is going on… Continue reading Time, time, time…
We've started a few new traditions as the season progresses. New advent calendar activities. Making heaps of things by hand, and of course, buying handmade things. And always, the elusive "In front of the Christmas Tree" portrait. Oh well. One day… Continue reading More Handmade Christmas Goodness!
Somedays, time never seems to more forward. Days and days of tantrums, neverending laundry, endless dishes after a dinners barely anyone eats. The constant cycle of repetitive daily life. And then you realise, my children are a year older! Three! 3! Holy moly! How is it that while life seems to stand still, we all get older… Continue reading Happy Birthday to my 3 Year Olds!
These guys. If the sun is shining, they will be outside. xx
Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Winter.X
A few weeks ago, the boys and I drove up to Whanganui for a few days. It was nice to give Jacob some time to himself as he was still healing after his surgery and getting no peace here at home with two crazy two and a half year old boys. Without Timmy Dog on this… Continue reading Misty mornings and The Cat Whisperer.
Man, it is cold! I honestly can not get over it. The bitter southerly has kicked in and it's kicking our asses! While it's really beautiful out when the sun is shining, I can feel my ears go numb. Time to break out all the winter gear and start layering up. Lots of layers. lots… Continue reading Autumn is here.
Late Summer Showers are best when shared. Lucky they can be cute. More and more I see them playing together. They have a running commentary about the things they do, they thank each other for helping, and they share snacks. It is very sweet to see. I guess I feel lucky that they have this… Continue reading Sharing & Summer Showers
Last week, on our usual trip to Moore Wilson's, we were greeted by a massive wooden crate in the middle of the shop with locally grown apples! Halleluja! It's almost autumn! Not that I want it to come too quick, since this summer has been truly amazing! But really, there has been a slight drop in… Continue reading It’s just about APPLE SEASON!!!