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We took the boys swimming the other day and I have to say it was not a fun time. Things were just off from the start. The baby was fussy and my 3YO was jumping all over me and I could feel myself getting more and more annoyed. We weren’t even there for an hour […]


It is pouring rain and I should be lounging around with my husband in a luxury hotel room in Seattle but instead I am sitting at my kitchen table in my pajamas and in desperate need of a shower. The best laid plans… If you read my post last week you know that my biggest […]


We all like to hark back to our pre-parenthood days; to sit and think of all the things we used to be able to do and the pursuits we at one time enjoyed. It is this harkening that often finds me on my laptop – almost always when I should be doing other, much more […]


Eating Crow and BTW

by Kimberley on March 1, 2010 · 4 comments

February flew by. I can honestly say I have no idea where that month went. I have never had four weeks slip by faster and it really scares me. March 1st brought an end to the Olympic games and began the count down to my back to work day or as I have dubbed it […]


The Dog Gone Truth

by Kimberley on February 22, 2010 · 9 comments

It’s the time of day when the sun is shining through my living room windows, illuminating everything and revealing things that only direct sunlight can. One would assume that the sunlight would be uplifting but, for me, it elicits the opposite response. It makes me feel defeated and frustrated as I realize that all my […]


I am a cloth diaper user, have been for years now. I adore them and can’t say enough good things about them. I have blogged about them several times including my list of the top 10 reasons to cloth diaper. One of the reasons I fell in love with Twitter so much is because, shortly […]


What Would You Have Done?

by Kimberley on January 29, 2010 · 10 comments

This morning I met my brother for a coffee at the local cafe. It was busy in there; clearly, we were not the only ones hiding indoors from the rain. My 9 month old was happily gumming a Mum Mum and my 3 year old was over in the play area discovering some cool toys. […]


Use Your Words Wisely

by Kimberley on January 17, 2010 · 11 comments

I was on Twitter this afternoon checking out some Gossip about tonight’s Golden Globes when a Tweet came through from one of my tweeple that made me really upset. She had been searching for conversations about breast feeding on Twitter when she stumbled across  these tweets from two random women: @maggieebaby: This bitch is forreal […]


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