Life Skills

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 […]

Herding elephants…

Herding elephants…

Let’s start off this blog post by pointing out the elephant in the room …. GUILT. Lots and lots of guilt.  Attached to the idea that I should be taking time out for myself. Who is this crazy woman? I figure I’m a pretty normal sort […]

Hurricanes or Chiefs?

Hurricanes or Chiefs?

Changes are afoot in the Oh Waily household.  Big changes. We are no longer going to be Wellingtonians, or Lower Huttians for that matter.  This time next week will see us packing up and heading north.  After a seven hour or so car journey we […]

Tuesday afternoon, I’m just beginning to see

Today’s blog title is rather fitting as Tuesdays in the Oh Waily household tends to be afternoon heavy with events.  So I’m only just beginning to see the end of my working day right now. As for during today, thanks for a willing volunteer who […]

A discussion and an idea

I’m currently KonMari-ing our books.  I mentioned this earlier. Today while doing the kids’ books section of the process I compared the releasing of the unwanted books to our other semi-regular donation of goods and clothes to our local Women’s Refuge.  I also tied in […]

Life skills for kids – a timely reminder

Over at my personal blog I’ve talked about starting out on the KonMari method of decluttering and organisation.  Interestingly enough I started this morning off by thinking about moving through the untouched bookshelves today.  The Universe clearly approves as when I sat down with my […]