All the preparations

Well, Miss A has turned one and we're having a party on Sunday... So much to do, so much to do! It's nearing midnight and I have a few things left to do so here is a summary in pics! Priority number 1 - make the cake! I believe that making my girls' birthday cake is …

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Birthday presence

I've noticed lately, especially when I've got a jam packed day ahead, that when I'm in the midst of doing one thing, I'm always thinking ahead to what is coming up (and usually when and what I have to do to prepare) on the schedule.  In essence, I'm never present. Today was one of those …

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How Daddy duty saves Mummy’s sanity

Now I'm not even going to bother going into essay mode about how much I love my kids.  I do and you'll just have to trust me on that.  But there's something about having a couple of hours to yourself that is just so liberating that for a nano-second you half wish you could transport yourself back …

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