Category Archives: Life & Musings

Shame on you.

Mummy shaming. Why do people do it. Why does it affect me so much. This morning I was mummy-shamed by two women at the cafe that #SnuggleBub and I love. It’s the only cafe that we go to – #SnuggleBub is not really a cafe-friendly person at this stage. She never stops moving, is constantly […]

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Date day with Monsieur

Monsieur and I don’t get a lot of one-on-one time anymore, so every now and then we do a “Mummy and Monsieur Day”. It’s usually half a day, technically, but it is still a large swathe of time dedicated to whatever Monsieur wants to do together. As long as he feels that he has had […]

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Tough Mudder –

On Saturday R took part in the Tough Mudder Melbourne event. A 20 km course with 22 obstacles to overcome, many of which require team effort and a lot of prayers of “Please don’t drop them” from the sidelines. He was in a team with his brother, nephew, work colleague and a couple of his […]

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Neighbourhood walks

SnuggleBub was a bit out of sorts today so we went out walking. The change of scenery worked its magic, sending her to sleep quite quickly, leaving me to roam the streets of the neighbourhood, taking photos of houses or aspects of houses that I find intriguing and/or pleasing to my eye.  I have loved […]

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Do I look any younger?! 

  In the past year I’ve tried a variety of migraine prophylactics and analgesics. None of the prophylactics made any difference and the side effects were usually very similar: dizziness, lethargy, brain fog. In short, not that different from the migraines. There was one prophylactic which had a spectacularly intense side effect: I’ve had twilight […]

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