My journal of trial and error and the occasional surprise discovery

Monthly Archives: July 2011

Fwd: Phone call

How cute is this email I received from my hubby today. He took Alexis to a play centre while I had a quick power nap then I met them there. ———- Forwarded message ———Subject: Phone callTo: karlee Hi mummy. Just wanted to call you to say thanks for letting daddy take me to play. I've […]


$1.65 for my daughter’s happiness

This morning I took Alexis to the shops to buy bread. I carried her on my hip because I didn't want to bother with a trolley or pram for such a short shop. She's heavy though and when she wiggles she's hard to hold. Her eyes latched on to the banana stand. $13 something a […]


Being a scientist vs being a mum

So it's now approximately 18 months since I stepped out of the lab on maternity leave and over 6 months since I officially resigned. Sometimes I miss my work but not often. On days I do miss it I get out my glassware (pyrex) and bake. It's not that different to a PCR (multiplying DNA). […]


Enjoying the warmer weather

Happy Wordless Wednesday. Playing along with My Little Drummer Boys and Faith, Hope and a Whole Lotta Love