Being a Step-Mum

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Thursday, August 2, 2012

Number One Son

I know I mostly talk about the step children here, but today I want to mention my son. Number One has recently turned 18, can you believe that? As a small boy he was hightly intelligent, empathetic and interested in the world. He was my mate. The one who got me. Our life circumstances changed 4 or 5... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Oh dear. Just had a phone call from Mr Wonderful. An accident at football training has not ended well by the sounds of it. Bug appears to have broken his arm:( They at the hospital waiting for x-rays now. Lucky we are nicely stocked to deal with broken arms here at the moment! One of the fortunate... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 23, 2012


We have a couple of birthdays this week, Bug's and Mr W's. Busy time. So I asked the kids if Mother Dear had organised anything for Dad's birthday or if they wanted me to handle it. MD was away with work for most of the week apparently and hadn't called the ruggies for a while so it was decided that... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 19, 2012


Thursday nights in our house are pretty good. The Munchkin has soccer training, right on dinner of course, and after my run, its just Bug and I at home alone for an hour or so. I taught him my super spag bol recipe and he gets that going while I tidy up. Its a time when I hear about secrets and... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 16, 2012


So the rugrats are back with us for the next two weeks. I'm not sure why, but Mr Wonderful is never his usual laid back self when they are here. I miss that part of him. I mentioned this to a friend today, and she wonders if its because one simple innocent comment from one of the kids to their... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 14, 2012

For starters

I was a single parent for many years and thru one thing or another my children went to live with their father about 5 years ago. They are all grown up and doing late teen type things, thank god for facebook otherwise we'd never catch up with what we are all doing! Fortune smiled on me a little over... Sign in to see full entry.

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