Theas Bryllupsblogg has been created by children’s charity Plan Norge, detailing the life of Thea who is to be married at 12 years old to an older man.. The blog looks just like it should for a girl that age: pink, glittery and with photos of Thea and her One Direction posters (in fact, top of her wedding gift list is a One Direction bed set). It is really quite a chilling read, as you follow her being told that she can no longer attend school, won’t beRead More
This post by Alyssa at The Sparkly Life really struck a chord with me and made me laugh out loud: working mamma woes! So many and such recognisable things there: the “crafting”, which is our house extends to making collages from the business daily and using Post-its to mark favourites in the Lego catalogue; the panic and the rush from one thing to the next, desperately trying to fix one mess before the next is created; and, of course, that moment in the middle of theRead More
Well, I dropped off the blogging radar for a while there. So much was going on, and at the same time so little. I could have written a few posts but I felt it just would have been moaning and complaining. But now I am back. I wouldn’t say that I have this incredible new energy, but I do have more energy than I did. I have been going through a bit of a dip but now I feel like I’m on the up again.Read More
Yep, it had to happen some time. The chicken pox is here. O got his first spots on Thursday afternoon and they started multiplying by the hour. Now we’re just waiting for E to get it as well. ° ° ° Content on this site may not be used or reproduced without permission.
Ah, you see, it seems that I am an ambivert rather than an introverted extrovert or extroverted introvert. I knew there was such a thing! ° ° ° Content on this site may not be used or reproduced without permission.
…to the two girls sitting next to me in the coffee shop. I know that you think you are adults because, as you just said, you have both just turned 16. But really you are not. And that doesn’t matter. Embrace not being an adult; enjoy being “just a teenager”. There is plenty of time to grow up and join the adult world. Enjoy this time. It’s over too fast. Enjoy being adult enough to sit in a coffee shop drinking frappucinos but also enjoy notRead More