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Holiday, what holiday?

Yesterday Rob and I came home from an amazing child-free five days away in Noosa. Rob has a really high stress job and works ridiculous hours so the past few months have meant he’s hardly around on week days and weekends with four kids are anything but relaxing. So my …

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Husbands and losing stuff

Each saturday two of my boys have swimming lessons and my daughter has gymnastics at the same time, so Rob and I usually take turns doing one or the other. That’s actually a lie, I have never done the swimming shift because Holly’s gymnastics happens to be right next door …

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Forget me not

On friday I forgot to pick Jude up from preschool. Forgot. Totally, totally, totally forgot. It was a day out of the norm, the other three kids were at a day of school holiday activities and I was picking up two extra kids and bringing them home with me too. …

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A story about avocados

I do a lot of exercise. Not surprisingly my exercises of choice do not involve an enormous amount of coordination. Running and CrossFit. Because I am not very coordinated. CrossFit is about as sophisticated as I will ever get because I’m pretty accident prone. Am quite sure the dry cleaner …

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Just today

A really cool thing happened to me today. I was at CrossFit just doing my own thing and noticed someone there I …

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Twitter Lunch Club

People who slam social media are weirdo’s in my mind. Putting my blog aside, which is a bit of fun and gives …

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Christmas and Black Dogs

Yesterday I was in David Jones and stumbled into this. So I guess it must be christmas soon? Correct me if I’m …

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Minecraft #2 Why I still hate it

Bloody Minecraft. As we speak my three sons’ excitement is at fever pitch because they’ve worked out how to make red sheep. Apparently …

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Boys and Knives

About a week ago Luca came up to me and said “Mum, what’s this” and then handed me a pocket knife. Rob has …

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Running Decisions

I have been the lamest blogger on the planet. Because I’ve been a bit of a misery guts and preoccupied with being …

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Not Running

Its been five weeks since I injured my leg. Last week I was finally able to get a few short runs in …

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School holidays. Love or hate?

I have had the best school holidays. Next Tuesday when the kids go back is coming around very quickly and I’m already …

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Green

Just because I am a runner and take my training pretty seriously doesn’t mean I necessarily devote the same amount of effort …