Tag Archives: Himself

Full Marks (#stepmumwins 2)

Himself eats pretty much anything I give him,  his boys do not.  I don’t think I even need the fingers on one hand to count the meals they will eat, and it’s a source of much frustration, especially as we … Continue reading

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Note to self: Engage brain

I’ve never been great at remembering to engage my brain before speaking.  Or at all, really.  I think these conversations over the last day or so sum that up quite well: Himself:  Isn’t that plant the weed we pulled out … Continue reading

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#stepmumwins

I’ve done some scary things in my time.  My volunteer work in the Philippines was pretty scary.  Learning to scuba dive (and throw up underwater as a result of the panic attacks it induced) was rather hairy and almost every … Continue reading

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a different view

There is much muchness going on and I’m behind with all the blog based thoughts in my head as well as heaps of other things.  But this morning before work it was cold, but not torrential rain for a change, … Continue reading

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turtles and turpins

I have become a little obsessed by our pond.   Back in January when we moved in to Our Towers it looked like this: (That’s a still from a video I took because the queen of before and after photos forgot … Continue reading

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Cornwall with the new family (not replacing the old family, more of an additional side. These brackets are for the benefit of Sister 2 who thought I might no longer need my blood family. Hopefully this covers it…)

I went to Cornwall over Easter. I didn’t even mention it, did I?  It was my first extended time with the boys of Himself as a step mum (or whatever we call people who aren’t actually step parents but are … Continue reading

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A ‘relaxing weekend’ Our Towers style

‘Let’s have a relaxing weekend’ we said. ‘We’ll have no small people here, no university, no half marathons….let’s just relax.’  That’s what we said, proving that what we say has no bearing on what we do. What we did was: … Continue reading

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