in 42 very quick days our wee baby girl will turn three. and a whole lot of stuff has changed in that time but the one thing that still remains is….nappies. clearly it is bothering me more than anyone else because I am the changer of all nappies, the wiper of the bum, the person […]Read More the inconvenient convenience….
so up until recently I had thought the terrible twos would consume my days and nights for at least another couple of years….that was until one of my mummy friends mentioned the term “threenager” and it all fell into place. this is now my life….dealing with a toddler who behaves just like she is about […]Read More life with a threenager….
okay so I have been off the grid for a while which has given me plenty of time to observe the world around me…and by this I mean what occurs under my roof. we have a distinct lack of funds so if it’s happening, it’s happening at home. anyhoo…today I observed one of the most […]Read More two and a bit versus forty plus….
as we approach our daughters second birthday we ponder what would be the most awesome present for her….a little trampoline, maybe, or perhaps some musical instruments. I have been closely monitoring her activity of late to try to get some clues as to what might take her fancy and it turns out that what I […]Read More it’s all empty bags and boxes….
hello again, hello…. it’s been so long since i have visited barrybadger.com that I forgot my password! anyhoo I would like to put my lack of posting down to my super hectic life but really I’ve just been feeling knackered. who knew that this mum stuff could take it out of you like it does […]Read More in the words of neil diamond….
okay it’s been a long time between posts for me and so I am wondering if anyone is still out there in barrybadger land or if I am now back to day one and posting to myself….anyhoo, I am back at work. no not full-time just a couple of days a week but seriously I […]Read More too many balls, not enough hands…
this morning I woke up thinking about the future and that got me to thinking about all the stories our parents and grandparents tell us about their past. when my grandmother used to tell me about getting ice delivered for her ice box and her subsequent excitement at finally having a refrigerator I could picture […]Read More picturing the past…
so here we are at 17 and a bit months and little boss is going through her tenth and final leap in development…it would be lovely to think that this means no more of the three c’s – clingy, cranky & crying – but I just don’t think that is possible! the last week or […]Read More the tenth leap…
yesterday I was pushing the trolley – shopping cart for my US pals – around the aisles while little boss tried desperately to grab as much as she could get her grubby little paws on. she managed to get the end of the roll of bags in the fruit and vege section…luckily I have developed […]Read More personality plus….
australia…land down under and home to skippy, hoges and steve irwin to name a few. such a beautiful land girt by sea…says so in the national anthem. anyhoo what it doesn’t say is some of the most beautiful sea cannot be entered due to the poisonous creatures that call it home. salt water crocodiles, box […]Read More welcome to the danger zone….