There are often little spurts of activity on my blog FB page where I make a random comment and then I have a stack of responses from people wanting to express their opinion. The other week I was on a conference call with a student and some academics talking about a research project on siblings […]

I’m not someone who drags their heels very often but when I do it takes me a moment to work out what it is. Its like an internal cranky valve has been released and I cant see the light for a moment. Seven days of little sleep after my boy’s tonsils being ever so kindly […]

Image from here Every house Ive ever lived in is etched in my mind from the position I lay in at bedtime. Regardless of the house, its people, the furniture scavenged I can remember each place from the view that greets me when I turn off the light and let my eyes adjust to the […]

So much of parenting revolves around the repetitive behaviours that you hope will one day seep in and become part of what makes them, them. But when do you step back and let their own stories unfold? My step-daughter shared an image on her FB page last night, it was one of those pages that […]

Image from here Last week a little email wandered in to my inbox. It wasn’t unkind but it did make my heart skip for a moment – it questioned the use of my blog title in terms of a registered trademark. I contacted Jacqui on the advice of an online friend and she helped me […]