My journal of trial and error and the occasional surprise discovery

Monthly Archives: May 2012

My days just got a lot longer

In autumn the days are supposed to get shorter. We’re in autumn here but my days just got a whole lot longer. Alexis has officially outgrown her nap. Thus I have officially outgrown my nap too. It had to happen eventually but I held on as long as I could. I didn’t want it to […]


Just me and my baby

Little William has Hand Foot and Mouth Disease. It’s not particularly serious, it is a virus and will clear up on it’s own, but it is fairly contagious so he’s not allowed near other children until the rash is gone. He’s slightly more grizzly than normal when playful and much more grizzly than normal when […]


This is why I don’t often do things for myself

On Friday Corey booked us movie tickets for Saturday night. It was my idea, I wanted to do something nice for him. On Friday night William didn’t sleep well, on Saturday he wasn’t his cheery self, and by Saturday afternoon he was running a fever. I didn’t want to go to the movies anymore. I […]



Perspective is a funny thing. Sometimes a little bit of perspective can be very helpful. Sometimes all the perspective in the world doesn’t make a scrap of difference. I’m a bit down at the moment. I didn’t really ask to feel like this. There’s nothing particularly wrong with my life it’s just a bit hard […]