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Mummy McTavish
North Queensland, Australia
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Hi, I've popped across for the imperfection. I loved reading this, so beautifully said. I can't wait for my oldest to turn 6 in October so I can teach him that poem. I learnt it when I was 6... so long ago.
Toggle Commented Sep 22, 2010 on imperfect at inner pickle
Oh Lisa, He looks just the same... but a bit bigger now! I was reading through this and tearing up as I wondered which item I was going to keep when it's time to let it all go... *sob*
Toggle Commented Sep 20, 2010 on The Onesie at Boondock Ramblings
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Hmmm, he's a smart little cookie that boy. I think experiencing a death helped my kids get that the whole thing with Jesus rising again was special because of what death is like for everyone else. It's amazing the depth that they undersood and the questions that it brought up months and months later. Praying still for all of Wazzas family.
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That boy is gonna break a whole load of hearts! Whay to go Jonathan on starting preschool. May you learn lots and not even realise you're learning.
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Boy oh BOY are we having those problems here. Although Dragon doesn't know when to cut his losses and zip it so he ends up in time out until he can find his polite voice. Maybe I'll have to start to look for the cute in our altercations so I don't wring his little neck...
Toggle Commented Sep 14, 2010 on Now, you say you sowry at Boondock Ramblings
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First, Mrs Bear needs to stop watching those zombie movies. I think whoever dug them up for her (at two different times???) needs their brain checked... seriously, a sweet old lady asks you to dig up her husbands body so she can sit him on a couch at home and you say "yeah, sure"... that alone is enough to make me doubt your grip on reality but when she asks you again to dig up her sister you don't start to think that maybe this lady has a deeper issue? This unknown person is a 6 pack short of a carton! The lady, well, it's sad but that is soooo weird!
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Man, hubby must be ready to burst by now! I just about wet myself trying not to wake my kids while watching that last night! There's nothing wrong with sharing bodily gasses with each other. Locking your family in the car while you release them in one foul burst of noxious fumes... that, there is something wrong with. *walks away whistling as if it's never happened in her family*
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To the ones that ask "don't you know how babies are made?" you say "actually, no, this one was an accident, can you fill me in?" or to the ones that ask when the next one is coming you say "oh, we're just having fun practicing at the moment". The aim of the game is to point out what an idiot they are for asking inappropriate questions and make them feel uncomfortable enough to remember to not cross you again! It's kinda fun once you do it the first time and get over your initial fear of being impolite.
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What a tough guy! Those ear muscles are lookin' gooood. In our house if someone asks you to show them your muscles... as soon as you do it you are going to get dacked. We're a classy family.
Toggle Commented Jun 24, 2010 on I got muscles! at Boondock Ramblings
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I was thinking what Mama Badger said... can you chuck a sickie one day? or if you feel guilty taking a sickie maybe just one day of holiday leave, attached to a weekend to get extra value :-) You might want to let him know it's planned and not wait until he asks you to stay home or he might get the idea that if he asks again on Monday you'll do it again. I hope that one day circumstances change and you wont be needing to go to work and you can chuck it in and stay home with him... in fact, I'm praying that for you right now! HUGS HUGS HUGS
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Yeah, and you can get all the training you want but if you don't have an eye for it you might as well be a monkey with a camera (general "you" there, not you). You have the eye, the more you play with your camera the more the finer points will come together. But it comes down to... are people paying you to take photos for them??? Yes??? then you can slap that butt of yours and say "BITE ME" to those nasty people dragging you down.
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My kids heard... "see this line here? That's where the doctor chopped mummy open and ripped you out of her belly" Praise the Lord for C-sections, they make it so much much more "kid-friendly"... FATHERS!
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Sorry, I'll just say ditto to everyone else's comments ...but what I really want to know is were you doing army moves and stuff while you were zapping monsters? I can totally see you doing barrel rolls and commando crawling through the fields!
Toggle Commented Jun 2, 2010 on The wrong mood at Boondock Ramblings
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Now if I was there i'd be teaching him... 'now, when mummy says something silly like that you just roll your eyes at her and say "well DUH!"' because I would just wet my pants laughing at that one! Your boy is made of special stuff!
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"If you ask me for one more thing I'm going to go home and get the toys that you already have and return them to the shop" "I said "NO" I mean NO, do not keep asking because it just makes me cranky" "You know the rules, we only get a matchbox car when we do a big grocery shop, and only if you are good the WHOLE ENTIRE TIME. Never at any other time" "Even if we were doing a big grocery shop you wouldn't be getting a car because this constant whinging and whining is not what I call being good" I say it all... it still doesn't work... The matchbox car thing works only to keep them behaving for a big grocery trip, I've got no tricks that work for the quick "in-and-out" ones. I still say someone needs to start marketing straight-jackets in toddler sizes... I would invest in the full range of sizes, you wouldn't want them to grow out of it and not have the next size ready! Happy Mother's Day!
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Well, who wouldn't want to play with Iron Man? I'd stick him in a cupboard at least through the teenage hormones! That's gonna be CRAZY!
Toggle Commented May 5, 2010 on Hello, ladies. . . at Boondock Ramblings
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thanks. loved the gentle reminder.
Toggle Commented May 5, 2010 on The corner. . . at Boondock Ramblings
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A kid in Lion's class had all his teeth out when he was about 3... I didn't notice until his (drama queen) mum was telling me last week about all the times he's been to hospital and one minute she's telling me about his teeth and getting me to look in his mouth and the next she's telling me all about an operation he had to have on his "boy bits"... WHAT THE...???? I sooooo did not want to know about that and he probably didn't want me to know about that little problem... actually he probably did, he's as big of a drama queen as his mum. um... back on track now... uh, no, I forget what I was going to say.
Toggle Commented May 5, 2010 on 'Cuz I run and jump! at Boondock Ramblings
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I LOVE BUBBLES!!!!
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Hi TC, thanks for popping over to my little ol' blog. I visited you back but I must go back and comment... I popped by in the wee hours of the morning and I find that my comments at that time of day are a vaguely coherent jumble of words. It would leave you in even greater doubt of my sanity than this post would have. PS. I wouldn't trust anything you read on my blog about Australia... especially about man-eating birds. But the massive spiders are for real, I don't need to exagerate those ones!
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Awwww, Mrs Nurse Boy, you're so sweet!
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And the fuller the nappy is the more the flippity-flop! What's with that???
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Thanks Potty Mummy! Did you know if you stare at the word "mummy" long enough, while trying to come up with some witty comment through the sleep deprivation, it starts to looks like a nonsense word and you double and triple check your spelling so you don't look like a fool by misspelling your own name?
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Hiiii Honeeeey Mooooommy. You can share my chocolate... oops, none left! Sorry.
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Mummy McTavish is now following Lisa @ Boondock Ramblings
May 3, 2010