Oh what a beautiful morning…

… and I’ve already made one of my daughters cry, whoops. We had a duplicate present at Christmas, not even a duplicate in this holiday but a present we had a few years ago that doesn’t get played with.  Some plastic tat that they do enjoy playing with when they remember its existence, but as Continue Reading

Making ordinary hours count

I like to read a bit of “the things you can only see when you slow down” by Haemin Sunim when I wake up early. Today I read this and it is striking a chord with me as I feel a lot of the time I’m worrying about my life slipping away to the mundane Continue Reading

Parents don’t get sick days…

… although to be fair both of my children are in school now, so if I’m “lucky” enough to be ill on a work day at least the kids might be out of my hair.  However, today I’ve lost my voice and have a cough, cold, headache, plague etc, and it is Sunday. My 9-year-old Continue Reading