Paws Fur Effect

Well, things certainly haven’t been boring for us this past while. Hubs has been getting steadilly more ill, starting with itchy skin and ending (quite dramatically) a week ago with an asthma attack. He suffered from asthma as a child, but after the age of five it had disappeared. So, long story short, after much […]

How High?

R knows what he wants, and he knows how to ask for it. Very, very well. He also has a habit of kind of forgetting that everybody else in the world does NOT actually have to do as he says at all times. It’s probably a four year old thing, right? Right?! Anyway, one of […]

Silver Lining

Today has been rough. Lots of pain for me, and a very upset R who decided yesterday to go a wee bit overboard on the 100% fruit snacks and subsequently spent most of today…well, I’m sure you can guess. So his bum is as raw as my breakfast, he’s yelling, he’s complaining – nothing is […]

Keep On Keepin’ On

I apologise for the quiet once again. Unfortunately, my RA (rheumatoid arthritis) is in full scale flare at the moment and typing or even just picking up a pen is very difficult and painful. My GP has referred me to a rheumatologist however the waiting list is at least nine months! So, I’ve been fiddling […]

Tummy Troubles

When kids get a bit of a tummy bug around these parts, you are usually advised to do the following: keep their fluids up, feed them lots of plain food, and make sure they rest. What do you do when your child refuses to touch let alone eat anything resembling plain, easy-to-digest food? When they […]

Clarity as Spring Closes In

So..It’s been a while! Life has been very busy. We had a lovely, peaceful Christmas with minimal stress and maximum fun as a family. My hubby has joined the local running club and tomorrow he’s taking part in his first 10 kilometre race! I got diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis last month, after eight weeks on […]