Monthly Archives: February 2012

Miscreant or misunderstood?

I’ve lately had cause to consider why someone might steal, or more particularly…lie… lots. Yes, my six year old boy has of course been the reason for these musings. He’s taken to lying about almost everything. He has also been … Continue reading

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Enough to break your heart

As my son, myself and the giant white puppy enjoyed a rare afternoon of sunshine in Sydney, I discovered something sad. We decided to walk to the nearby park. My son rode his bike and the dog and I tried … Continue reading

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Always something new

Sigh. We had our sons update meeting at his special school today and the result was great. He has come so far this past year that all his risk assessment items were low to normal. Yay! Normal… Tonight while we … Continue reading

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Three Wishes

My little boy has had three different play dates this week. They have been a mixture of success and failure, but all good for socialising experience. On Wednesday, he had a play date with a little boy from his class … Continue reading

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Valentines day comedy act

On Valentines day this year, we played it very low key and went out to dinner as a family. We had such a lovely time. My son asked when we got to the restaurant if we could play ‘Mummies and … Continue reading

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You show me yours and I’ll show you mine…

Ahh… children. How curious they are. How very interested in the world around them and how everything works. Almost all kids have a natural curiosity about their bodies and how they are similar or different from other kids or grown … Continue reading

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Sometimes, you have to heed the warnings…

It is nearly 11am in Sydney Australia on a Thursday morning. I am sitting down to do some writing before my left arm seizes up completely and my finger turns purple. Why? Let me tell you. Sydney is the land … Continue reading

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