Dinner with Dad

I had an all day workshop at work recently so I decided to make the most of it and extend the proceedings into the evening. Since the length of the workshop meant I needed to change our usual routine anyway and get my husband to fetch our child from child care. I figured I may as well take…

Playdate Mate

Kids say some funny things but I think you sort of get used to your own kids funny. I had the opportunity to be exposed to some fresh kid funny the other day when we had a school friend over for a play date. I was a bit apprehensive. 4 small people under 10, roads…

Serial Flasher

Much to my horror I seem to have become a serial public flasher. I do have an accomplice. A very young accomplice. No, I have not taken to exploiting children in a filthy flasher ring, my child is the perpetrator. Whenever I need to make use of public facilities I am faced with some impossible choices. It’s…

Ni hao mummy

Apparently my son can speak Mandarin. Ok, you’re right, that’s probably overstating things somewhat. However, he has Mandarin lessons at daycare. So I thought it would be fair enough to ask him to say some of the things that he is learning and since I’d been sent a prompt sheet of the words they had learnt…