I'm getting a bit more serious here. Note the lack of word play in the title. I know, even I am amazed. This is a serious topic though, especially for those of us who devote our entire lives to looking after the welfare of others. I was recently lucky enough to get an extended break … Continue reading The Impact of Self Care on the Family Unit
Tween. Preteen. Prepubescent. Different words that all mean the same thing. Not so mini me trying to push every boundary possible. Don't get me wrong, I love Miss 9 to distraction but fuck! The attitude that has started to emerge from her over the last few months has been exhausting. Any chore is too hard, … Continue reading The Sass is Strong With This
I became a pig farmer the usual way, the mere male in my life says one day "I'm getting pigs." That was in April 2018. I just welcomed my second litter of pigs yesterday. As to be expected, Mere Male has had limited caring responsibilities so I can claim my farmer status fair and square. … Continue reading Raising Pigs – My New Life Homesteading
We come into mid January and most people are feeling down about breaking their new years resolutions. They get angry, then they give up. Happens to most of us. I struggle every year just to think of one, let alone stick to it. So this year I have changed things up. Instead of a resolution … Continue reading New Years Resolutions Are Overrated
2018 broke me. Seriously fucked me up. I had a mental breakdown and got diagnosed with a chronic pain condition. I still had to be a mum of three, I still had all my responsibilities, yet just getting out of bed was a struggle. I went into autopilot just to survive. I am just coming … Continue reading Time for Some New Year New Me Bullshit
Weight. It is a touchy subject for many people. No matter what your size, there will be someone who has a negative comment about it. Women's magazines have diet stories in every issue, making their money off our insecurity. We hate it but we let it continue. Why is that? Today I ran into an … Continue reading The Weight of the World
This is a question I have asked myself multiple times. Honestly, I can't tell you why I thought it would be a good idea. I am a very reserved person in public interactions. I am socially awkward and have been known to suffer from anxiety. Yet for some weird and wonderful reason I thought what … Continue reading Why Start A Blog?