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The rainbow loom dilemma

The rainbow loom dilemma

My six-year-old son will be having a tonsillectomy in a few days. He’s pretty scared about it, but the promise of a special gift for being brave is helping him get through the anxiety. I asked him what he would like for his gift and he immediately answered ‘a Rainbow Loom’. They’re all nuts about … Continue reading

Today at the playground I cried

Today at the playground I cried. I cried while watching a little girl, 18 months old, climbing, running across beams and sliding; full of energy and not a care in the World. I cried because my two-and-three-quarter-year-old daughter used to be just like that. I cried because the ladders Briannah used to scamper up were … Continue reading

Lump on my jubblies

A few weeks ago I decided it was time to wake up and smell the children (the roses in my garden don’t smell, but my children most certainly do). I realised that you can’t look after others when you’re not looking after yourself, so I made an appointment to see my doctor about the lump I’d … Continue reading