Monthly Archives: January 2012

From tutus to two babes….a TSIB interview

Well! I’m having a bit of a run of goodluck with lovely people offering to be interviewed by me for a TSIB interview. This week, just like last week, we have a blogger talking about her space in between. I … Continue reading

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Disasters and life…might not be best to count the years

Last week the media covered the  35th anniversary of a disaster where a lot of people were killed and one of the media reports referred to the families left behind as still grieving. The emphasis on the word still really stuck … Continue reading

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no one puts baby in a corner…

Image from here  Today is the last day of the NSW school holidays. Im a pretty flexible person but even I have felt the exhaustion of 6 long weeks of keeping little people fed and watered. I didn’t notice it … Continue reading

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For the greater good…another TSIB interview

There always seems to be a lot of tips from bloggers telling other bloggers how to maximise their potential, get more visits and engage people for longer. From what I can tell (sitting in my tiny space in the corner … Continue reading

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Chatting here and there

Ive been chatting about this and that this week. But not necessarily here. We’ve been away from home for the last few weeks so I guess my writing did the same! So jump over to the amazingly popular (and more … Continue reading

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Study and sanity…is it possible?

I was reading this post by Life in a Pink Fibro tonight while simultaneously writing an abstract in my head for a conference I want to attend later in the year (academy award for multi-tasking…). It made me think about … Continue reading

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The telling of stories

Ive been absent from the blogging roundabout for the last couple of weeks except for my post about pancakes. I began to worry that Id lost my capacity to sit and concentrate for longer than 12 seconds. Holidays with kids … Continue reading

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Harnessing the memory machine.

Every year my husband and I and the kids head here. Its an annual thing and its something that he has done every year since he was a kid too. I always remember Mia Freedman when she said that holidays … Continue reading

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Facebook says its MY year…

image from here The new year makes us look backwards and forwards all at the same time. A chance to reflect on what hasn’t worked as well as make plans by glimpsing into what the future might look like. Each … Continue reading

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What would your kids remember about you?

  Every year we do the annual pilgrammage from one state to another. 10 long hours in the car playing colour I-spy (the version of the game for pre-readers…its always a green tree they see – just a heads up). … Continue reading

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