Party season

Posted: November 2, 2014 in Birthday, family
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It’s party season for a group of wee ones. It’s hard to believe that our babies are all turning 3. The years have flown by.

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Back to work: I made it

Posted: May 8, 2014 in health, Work
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After some time off work I’ve now made the return back into the office. I’m into my 3rd week, and getting used to being back there. Read the rest of this entry »

Back to work: part 2

Posted: April 24, 2014 in health, Work
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The date I had set for going back to work is being put back slightly. A few more days is not going to make much difference in a) how ready I am to go back and b) what I will say to anyone that asks about my long absence. Read the rest of this entry »

I forgot to post this when the bathtime incident took place.

It was about 3 weeks ago, and we decided it would be a good idea to give both kids a bath at the same time – what could go wrong?
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Makes me smile.

Posted: April 7, 2014 in Prompt
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I saw this on daily prompt

If you’re feeling blah, what is the one thing you do that you can count on to put a smile on your face?

Quite simply – playing in the park with my boy and hugging my good lady as she holds our little girl. Love them all.


Back to work: part 1

Posted: March 31, 2014 in Work
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Having seen my works occupational health doctor I now have a date set to return to work. This is great news as it gives me something to focus on and aim for.
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I’ve often wondered whether mental health problems are purely chemical or situational. Read the rest of this entry »

Be Mindful?

Posted: March 11, 2014 in health
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In my previous post I mentioned mindfulness. I’ve read some more about it, and it has really got me thinking. Can a key treatment for depression lie in mindful meditation? Read the rest of this entry »

Holding the baby

Posted: February 26, 2014 in family
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Week 2
We’re into week 2 now, and our wee babber is growing up so fast already. She is already very alert, and trying to hold her head up. I can’t really remember the days/weeks for such developments from child number one, but this does seem a bit early for head control. As is customary for all parents, we’re putting this down to how clever and advanced our child is – well you have to really don’t you? Read the rest of this entry »

The journey

Posted: February 25, 2014 in health
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Time is a great healer
It’s been said, written and sung about many times. The problem is you never realise you’re healing because the process is slow and gradual over time. Read the rest of this entry »