Tag Archives: Kids

Mutant Bavarian Mosquitos / No Child Out of Reach cntd

The new generation of Bavarian mosquito is small, stealth-like and nasty! They tend to leave me and go for L when he is asleep. He now has a high bed and the net doesn’t fit properly around the ladder. He … Continue reading

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Stay

Mummy, are you still cross? No Darling, I’m not. He looked at me for a long time and then said “I want to stay here with you this weekend”. I said, “What, even though I’m so grumpy and tired and … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

* MJM (Post submitted as contribution to this week’s Silent Sunday Gallery on Mocha Beanie Mummy

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The Flip-Side

A new day and a 5-minute addendum to yesterday’s post: I woke up to the sun. My world immediately feels more accessible when that happens. I have another personal mountain to climb today, but seeing blue sky and glinting fields … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

  * MJM (This photo was posted for the Silent Sunday gallery over at Mocha Beanie Mummy )

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Never let Linda win

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L, aged four, loves his little jobs around the house. Him getting actively involved in a few daily chores does actually help me out (sometimes … ) and it gives him a real sense of achievement – he loves to … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday – “Help!”

* (*whispers* Click the thingy underneath for more … )   MJM.

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Wordless Wednesday – A Woman’s Work

MJM.

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The Gallery – A Celebration

This week’s The Gallery is in honour of my partner in crime Mister F. aka HimUpNorth, who keeps my feet on the ground and my roots well and truly northern AND, more to the point, who is now officially the … Continue reading

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The Gallery – One Day in August

This is a very special Gallery : One which will mark a moment in time, in honour of  Save the Children who is working with mothers and children in one of the most poverty stricken areas of Bangladesh, and of … Continue reading

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