How high is a High Tea I’d ask the Dimple? Would we enter another realm of consciousness and see that us mothers are all mere dust full of spinning electrons and protons floating through an ever-expanding universe? Would we be entertained by a witty speaker and feel a little high after fits of laughter? Or … More I Never Thought A Mother And Son High Tea Would Actually Get Me High.
This was the best gift a mother can pass on. The unwavering firm belief that no matter what that rascal camel does: spit, stomp on your toes, run off with your wallet, you will be OK and figure out what to do. Because you always do. … More It’s Not What You Say, It’s How You Ride Your Camel That Counts.
We were all bewitched by Dan Reynolds who’s masculine AF yet talks about love and pain. … More How To Be A Rock Star In 2018? Don’t Even Try. Just Surprise The Dicks
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Anniversary Dates have so much pressure on them to be incredibly, stupendously romantic they often implode. A girlfriend told me recently, “I have cried more on anniversary dates than I have kissed!”. Usually, she said, out of sheer disappointment because she built up expectations so high no one human being…
Suddenly, two weeks into Intermediate School and I’m full of questions. What do you do in form room? How many boys in the class? How long is morning tea? It’s interval now Mum. “OK, how long is interval then? Are the big boys friendly?” Not that I want to know if they’re not. He doesn’t … More Nobody Mentioned That Having A Boy Means Your Heart Gets Permanently Beaten Up.
Nobody warns you about the swan plant and how the ratio of caterpillars to leaves is all out of whack and you go from Earthmother to Butterfly Murderer in a few short weeks. Somebody needs to put that on the packaging. … More How A Couple Of Caterpillars Turned Me Into A Butterfly Murderer.
Sometimes, when someone wants to do something physical and you’re not ready to, you’ll feel scared so you’ll say no and they’ll tell you you’re lame. They might call you frigid. They might call you tight. Well, screw them! (I mean, not literally… you know what I mean). Here’s what you need to know… … More What I Would Tell My Teenage Self About Saying No!
Your kids might ask for a cake from Pak N Save every birthday but you’re not a bad mother. You’re just a baddass woman who doesn’t cook like Lucy Lawless, Ariana Huffington, and my friend Claire. And you’re a vital member of the social ecosystem. … More Are You A Useless Cook? Well, Punch The Air Darhling, The World Needs You.
Summer Legs are not something you can buy, after you’ve picked up the tonic and strawberries. But they are thing, just for women, that we’re meant to have. And we’ve had enough hearing about them. … More Does The Idea of ‘Summer Legs’ Make You Want To Kick Something Quite hard?
We think we do things for others, to help others, but most of the time we’re honestly helping ourselves. We’re looking for a way to feel more alive, more connected and not just another cog. It’s the best kind of selfish. … More When you hit rock bottom the only thing to do is bounce.
Sometimes we’re scared to ask for what we really, really want which is crazy because what’s the worst that can happen? We get what we want. … More Tell Me What You Want, What You Really Really Want.
Kate Middleton, I enjoy seeing you on duty with your princely accessory but don’t show me your regal onesie and oversized Armani goggles on the slopes. I no longer care. I like sand. … More Screw Skiing. And Other Things You’ll Never Be Good At.