Tag Archives: Life’s Changes

Not Just Around the Corner

I’ve known this was coming for a while now. Even though I’ve had ages to wrap my head around it, my heart doesn’t seem to be co-operating. Rob and Suzie are not just around the corner anymore. Today, we went, just around the corner, and … Continue reading

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This Middle Aged Body

Somehow I got to be middle aged. I am 40. To be more accurate, I’ll be 41 in practically the blink of an eye. I am grey haired. In fact, so grey, that I was asked yesterday about my Grandchildren. … Continue reading

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The end of [CarSeat] Days

We are staring down the barrel of The End. The end of the days of car seats and boosters. After 15 years and 3 months of non-stop car seat and booster use, we are done. Well, in 6 days we … Continue reading

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The Future is Through The Rear Window

My Grandad on my Mum’s side, Hedley Barker, was a car man. Hard to believe that it is nearly 5 years since he passed away, on 11 November, 2009. If you were chatting to my Grandad about events gone by, … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day. Love. Hugs. Funny.

I not so secretly squirrelled the younger kids in my bedroom last night. I bluntly oh so sweetly said to Dean to stay away “because it’s nearly Father’s Day and there is stuff to be done”. At first Coby didn’t want … Continue reading

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Fifteen. Storytelling. My Way.

Yesterday was a big day in our family and in our house. Our eldest turned 15. Yep. FIF-freaking-teen! I mean.  SERIOUSLY? *First 15 photo. Mandatory Selfie with Mother. Ordinarily, my storytelling today would be about sharing how that day went … Continue reading

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My Dad is 67

Today is my Dad’s birthday, and he is 67. Which is cool, obviously, but kind of not a big deal. After all, he’s done this birthday gig 67 times now 🙂 But, here’s the kicker. This is the first time … Continue reading

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