Monthly Archives: September 2010

Hard of hearing

Marley played hooky from school today. Well, she was being shuffled between doctors’ offices and hospitals, etc for ankle appointments, so it wasn’t all fun and games, but we did have a nice coffee and lunch date today, just the … Continue reading

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Weekly recap

Oh joy oh bliss, my wonderful husband took both children to school on Friday since I could barely move my shoulders and didn’t sleep all night. The school commute really is starting to get tiring, especially when it’s done during … Continue reading

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Picking up

Good news. I’ve been a fiend at picking people up lately. I feel like I’m dating again. I have to figure out when to call or e-mail (is it too soon to text on the same day?) and it’s important … Continue reading

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How old is old?

Pierce: I want five people to come to my birthday. Five because if five people come then they will bring five presents. Mom: But you’re supposed to want your friends to come because you like them and want to have … Continue reading

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Adoption, surrogacy and more…

Marley: I’m going to keep your bear forever Pierce. So I’ll try not to break it and whenever you want to look at your teddy, I’ll look on my bookshelf and find it and you tell me where you are … Continue reading

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Hamley’s toy store. Round 2

The exhaustion caught up with us this weekend, so we laid pretty low. Explored a park just around the corner, ate out for a couple of meals in the neighbourhood and ventured to Picadilly Circus, London’s other alternative to Times … Continue reading

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Show and tell

Austin took the kids to school this morning. Oh bliss! I should have stayed in bed with a book and a cup of tea, but instead cleaned the house and reorganized some of the things we’d just dumped in closets … Continue reading

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I hate you

I’ve faced heartache before, but there was little that could have prepared me for the unavoidable moment all mothers dread. The inevitable utterance of those three, horrid words – I hate you. When did my five-year-old lose her innocence? When … Continue reading

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Manicure from hell

It was frigidly cold this morning and poor Marley had to go to school in her little polyester dress with only a fleece cardigan on top and ankle socks.  We were late for the bus, so we didn’t have time … Continue reading

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First love and taxi talk

After picking up Marley from school, we had to endure a 40 minute and 31 pound cab ride to the London Foot and Ankle Clinic to get Marley’s foot looked at. It’s still swollen, bruised and she keeps going over … Continue reading

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