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The horse, and getting back on it.

The horse, and getting back on it.

Well that was the world’s shortest NaBloPoMo.  I fell off the wagon on the third day! Oh well, I figure that I’m always telling my kids not to give up when things go a bit pear shaped, so here I am.  Keeping on going. Sadly […]

August on Instagram

August on Instagram

Today, I thought we would start the process of catching up with the last couple of months of Instagram posts. In August we headed over the Kaimai Ranges and headed to Hamilton, where we larked about through the wonderful Hamilton Gardens.   Here you can see […]

Sick and tired already?

Sick and tired already?

  Welcome to the first day of The Pukeko Patch’s NaBloPoMo posts. It is a highly inauspicious start, following the contraction of some random cold and cough by Master Oh Waily on Sunday, and the subsequent contraction of it by Miss Oh Waily yesterday.  As […]

The Optimist Strikes Again

The Optimist Strikes Again

For those who are familiar with blogs at this time of year, you’ll be well aware that the eternal optimists come out of the woodwork and sign up to the month long challenge that is NaBloPoMo. In a happy coincidence I was thinking it was […]

Listen

Listen

I’ve spoken before about my journey to change my parenting style and I’ve recommended books that have been great stepping stones on the journey. Today I am recommending another one. It is “Listen : Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Challenges” by Patty […]

July on Instagram

July on Instagram

In July we took a trip back to Wellington so it was a quiet time on Instagram. The trip was so the kids could spend some time with their Dad while he was there working, and to visit with friends as well. Didn’t the weather […]