But it’s everything.

But it's everything

Today we went and hung with all the other newly minted grade fives at Poss' school for a few hours at the park. After everyone exclaimed over how much all the girls have grown, because they really have, they ran off to play, leaving the mums to stand around and chat. I've always found these sorts of things rather awkward. I'm not good at small talk and despite having been at the school a year, I really don't know anyone well. There's an ease that comes with having been at a school for a … [Continue reading...]

Giveaway | A weighty issue

Giveaway  A weighty issue

*sponsored post* We've had a weighted blanket for a few years now. I can't remember how we came across them, probably online somewhere, but from the moment it arrived, 'Weighty' as Poss fondly calls it, has been part of our family. He waits in the car for her after school, he went on camp with her. He's often the first thing she asks for after a bad day and some days, when she can't ask for him because words are too much, we bring him to her and she snuggles under with a sigh of … [Continue reading...]

Maybe less really is more

Maybe less really is more

The new year seems to have inspired a bout of nesting in me. It’s really the only explanation (and no, I’m not pregnant) as to why I’ve found myself obsessed with getting rid of stuff. Lots and lots of meaningless stuff. I even started a board on Pinterest dedicated to minimalism. And while I’ll never […]

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Jumping with the waves

Jumping with the waves

Late this afternoon I took Poss and a friend to the pool in a last ditch attempt to regain some sort of calm, after a weekend of anything but. Stripping down to her bathers, she made straight for the deep end, kicking her feet like a mermaid, ducking and weaving amongst the other swimmers. Her […]

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Electric cars… what’s the buzz?

Electric cars... what's the buzz

If you follow me on social media (and if you don’t, you need to ask yourself what you might be missing) you may remember that just before Christmas I was getting around in a bright orange electric car, a cute little Nissan Leaf. My work has them, nicely skinned in a fetching colour palate, for […]

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