I went Mama Bear on a kid the other day. I happened to be at the school delivering Grand Master D‘s lunch and saw Miss Gremlin lined up. She looked a little sad but I let it go. Then a teacher called me over and told me a girl was kicking her at lunch time.
Father’s Day is coming up on the weekend. We shopped this afternoon and as long as Mr Amazon delivers on time, we’re gonna be awesome at the gift giving. If not we’ll have a do over. Wouldn’t be the first time 😉
I woke up this morning to the smell of toast, wafting up the stairs… my stomach was grumbling and I was looking forward to eating…. but then it started to take some time, ok, do they need help?
I have a problem with pampering myself. I do. There I said it. It’s some internal thing that says you can’t spend the money, you don’t deserve it, you’re supposed to struggle, hard work is the secret to life. ~
Do you ever have those days when things just don’t work out? When you try to be a good parent but you’re tired and annoyed and everything’s just too hard. Well don’t be too hard on yourself, Monday’s are tough at the best of times, everyone is tired and grumpy.
Last week my friend Kelly at Debiehive wrote about missing the days when her babes were small and how taking parental advise for strangers wasn’t always bad. And by all accounts she’s right.
I’m going to admit right here, that right now, I’m failing as a parent. I didn’t realise this until the the other day when Miss Gremlin walked through the door from school. Her hair was super scruffy and in her eyes, in desperate need of a wash and trim. Her shoes were falling apart, the hem of her pants were …
I come from a long line of ‘She’ll be right’. Hey, I’m an Aussie, we practically come out of the lady flower screeching it. Over many generations, because of our heritage and hardship, we’ve learned to pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off regardless of adversity and say ‘She’ll be right’.
Remember life before social media? Before we put everything up on facebook and twitter? When we had a big night out and nobody had a cell phone camera to post immediately to the world how badly we behave when we think we’re having fun? Yeah me too.
Today I’m linking up with They Call Me Mummy and her momfessionals. Here’s a story about a not so great step parent, Me.- Before I had any idea what I was doing, I was in charge of someone else’s child. It was tough and I messed it up, pretty badly at times. Do you think I damaged her much? …