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Is it over yet? A Day in the Life: End of School Year Edition

Tired. Fatigued. Exhausted. Overrun. Overwhelmed. Sleep deprived. Haggard. Bushed. Worn out. Knackered. Drained. Burnt- out. Can’t find anymore synonyms to correspond with this end-of-the year feeling. You know. That feeling you get when  just as you’re about to finish the … Continue reading

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Karma Drought

Okay. When did I sign away all my good karma? What the hell did I do that was sooo bad I deserved the plague of lice and pinworms that have infested my house? What is with all the bugs? Because … Continue reading

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A dab o’ separation

My nephew has been staying with us for a couple of weeks now, and is staying for a couple more. He is my youngest daughter’s age, and a little fireball of a kid. On most days, the girls and him … Continue reading

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Nightmare on my scalp

So on Monday morning, when I was suppsoed to be working, my head got to itching. And not the usual, I got to scratch my head itch. It was more like something foreign is crawling in my hair itch. So, … Continue reading

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Original definition of nit picker:

One who picks nits. I am a nit picker. Let’s cut to the scene last night where I am on my haunches, my child between my legs, like some of our primate ancestors, combing through her hair with the lice … Continue reading

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The Ecosystem that is your child

For all those who have not had children yet, or who are not at the daycare/ school stage, here are a couple of gems that nobody tells you about and which we conveniently forget about from our own childhood. Lice– … Continue reading

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