Monthly Archive: June 2011

I’m Grateful for….Birthday Parties 18

I’m Grateful for….Birthday Parties

Today, I’m grateful for birthday parties. My son, Master 7, has high-functioning autism so birthday parties are usually a bit of a two-edged sword for him. He doesn’t get invited to too many and...

Things I Know 4

Things I Know

Things I know this week: * I am quite spectacularly inept at building and maintaining our wood fire – heaven help me and my tribe mates if I ever appeared on Survivor! * Miss...

Mummy Meltdown - www.myhometruths.com 13

Mummy Meltdown

I have been expecting my son to have a major meltdown for some time now.  Lately, he has been highly anxious, angry at school and uncooperative with his teachers – he has been quick...

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Sydney… 9

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Sydney…

My husband and I travelled to Sydney yesterday, a rare chance to spend a day together, sans kids.  We went down to attend Supanova, a pop culture convention that he was keen to attend....

Things I Know 14

Things I Know

Things I know this week: My parents-in-law are awesome – they are having the kids for the WHOLE day tomorrow so I can accompany my husband to Supanova in Sydney! I will not know...

The First Eight Days… 8

The First Eight Days…

I wanted to share what I have done so far in the 31DBBB challenge so I can look back and actually see some progress and you can see what I have been banging on...

Sharing is Caring – 31DBBB edition 4

Sharing is Caring – 31DBBB edition

I’ve really been enjoying participating in the 31 Days to Build a Better Blog challenge, hosted by the SITS girls. It has been an eyeopener in many ways – to the way I see...

Help! My Baby Keeps Trying to Escape & Other Stories… 10

Help! My Baby Keeps Trying to Escape & Other Stories…

My youngest daughter is 13 months old now. She has always been a fantastic baby – she slept through from 4 months, she has always self-settled herself to sleep, she loves her food and...

5 Things That Inspire Me 12

5 Things That Inspire Me

I have decided my word of the month will be “inspire”. I am ready to be inspired and to inspire others…not quite sure how this will happen just yet but I guess I have...

Sharing is Caring! 5

Sharing is Caring!

I am always looking for other blogs to read and absorb.  The only problem is, there are so many out there, that a blog needs to really resonate with me to become part of...