Category: Parenting


Oh, the places she will go!

Today my little baby, who was no more than a mewling, pooping babe in my arms four years ago, finished preschool. It was very emotional. Remembering her first week last October when she cried...


Girls can be cool too, right?

I’ll set the scene for you. It was Sunday morning. We were in Lidl, in the middle isle where they usually have their toys and cookware and clothing and other items that you can...


Sunday pictures

So I’m up to my ears at the moment starting preps for my exams in early May, and the writing muse has abandoned me. I’ve decided that Sundays would actually be a great day...


Empirical evidence that children are not colourblind

I have to admit that I have carried out two small psychological tests on my own child. Don’t get me wrong, these aren’t the weird Pavlovian type behavioral psychology tests or Harlow and his...


Saying goodbye to Ger

One of our gerbils is dead. The poor little creature. We were starting our day as normal, getting dressed, eating breakfast, arguing with Roz that yes, it was very cold out and yes, she...


Moods of Motherhood: Being your own internal mother

I cannot believe it’s already been four years. That cute little squishy being that was wrapped up tight and squashed within my belly this time four years ago will be four years old in...

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