. As a stay at home mum I miss out on the work Christmas parties. You know the ones where before the event you have a huge headache about what to wear, get to see your colleagues let their hair down, then do something utterly ridiculous and embarrassing …so much so that you hope everyone was too drunk to remember and you actually dread going in the next working day. As silly as … [Read more...] about Work Christmas parties- I miss them!
. . Do you ever feel the chill go down your spine from spooky coincidences? Yesterday I was talking to a friend and after finishing on our eternal topic of kids, we were discussing our blogs, hits, etc…as one does on a late night phone call. ;-) I mentioned to her the bizarre fact that my OMG… I’m pregnant post received 404 hits on the day it was published. A new … [Read more...] about Musing over coincidences
. . I've been nominated and then honoured by being selected as a finalist for the Gurgle awards 2011 on Gurgle.com, (sponsored and supported by Mothercare and ELC). I am one of the 5 finalist in the Best mummy blog writer category ( "for the mummy blogger who has a way with words: we're looking to unveil a wonderful writing talent!" Gurgle site.) It's an honour to be in this … [Read more...] about Blogging … Mum on the brink has been nominated for an award
. . . Little Miss starts school in a week. We are all gearing up for this. Thinking back to just three years ago, even as Little Man was born I was so against starting school at such an early age. Four is too young, they need to be children for longer, was my thought. Then as Little Miss has been getting older, I’ve seen that she is ready for more formal education. Little … [Read more...] about Starting School… Are we really ready for this?
. . To laugh often and love much; to win the respect of intelligent persons and the affection of children; to earn the approbation of honest citizens and endure the betrayal of false friends; to appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to give of one's self; to leave the world a bit better, whether by a healthy child, a garden patch or a redeemed social condition; to … [Read more...] about Thoughtful Thursday