Category Archives: motherhood

Children’s Parties, 21st Century Style

Back in the ’80s, which was my party-throwing heyday (the teenage ones I threw in the 90s are another blog post entirely, and I wouldn’t want my mother to have to read about them as the winter nights draw in … Continue reading

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In

The saying ‘having a finger in every pie’ most definitely applies to my two boys, although in their case the meaning has little idiom involved. You wouldn’t want to eat anything remotely cake-like if they’ve been hanging around it unless … Continue reading

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Growing Pains

Yes,¬†an accurate way to describe my two sons on a bad day, but also the way I feel about them growing up on a good one. Despite regularly indulging¬†in fantasies of all the things we will do once our children … Continue reading

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Toddler Talk

Before I had my first baby, I wondered why mothers talked so much about their craving for adult conversation. After ten years of working in a large company, I craved being with someone who couldn’t talk back to me. It … Continue reading

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