Tag Archives: Parenting

Three things I won’t say…

My oldest child turned 19 today. Crazy. Officially an adult. As I slathered extra moisturizing cream on my face this morning, I allowed myself to drift back. He was in kindergarten, around this time of year. I went to his classroom for a parent/teacher interview. As we toured the class, I noticed an ‘art’ project […]

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Don’t be such a… Jerk Prawns

Show of hands…who’s ready for their kids to go back to school? I sincerely apologize to my infinitely patient, home schooling friends, as I’m bowing down to you now! I do revel in having them at home, I appreciate the schedule-less life BUT after today’s boisterous display of sibling ‘love’, I’m done.  The rosy, sun-filled days […]

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Where do we go from here?

I am downright dizzy from experiencing one extreme to another this weekend! Saturday we were bombarded with the sights, sounds and…oh yeah… smells of the Pacific National Exhibition.   Junk food NIRVANA! In parent-speak, I call it the “Land of No’s”. I get really pissed off having to be a Negative Nelly all day. Feebly […]

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And the winner is…

I’m kinda excited…not going to lie…a fellow blogger has nominated Just A Pinch of Ginger for an award. Being a Leo…I admit that the temptation of winning something is appealing, mostly it is about being recognized for something I love to do by another woman who shares the same passion. I don’t know her, she […]

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Fabulous Fun Dough

Ahhh summer… no schedules, no routine…no PEACE! There’s a reason I haven’t written anything for my blog in several weeks, I haven’t had a minute to myself since all six of  the darling rug rats have been home! Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE summer holidays, the warm weather, sleeping in, no school lunches, drinking […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.