Posts Tagged ‘mum’

Boys in the ‘Hood

Saturday, November 28th, 2009

Karyn est parti. Pour huit jours. À Mali. Donc, ça veut dire que Cillian doit faire face avec les moyens et méthodes de papa, à la place du système de l'Équipe Franglais habituel et généralement réussi. Aï aï aï. Le pauvre.

Karyn has gone away. For eight days. To Mali.

So that means that Cillian has to cope with only dad’s way of doing things, instead of the usual, generally successful Team Franglais parenting. Aï aï aï. The poor kid!

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Show me the boobies!

Monday, February 9th, 2009

*yawn*It looks like it’s not easy, being a new mum. I am stating the bleeding obvious, I know, and if you’re an expectant parent, you’ll hear / read it everywhere you go.

But it’s true, that’s the thing. Whatever mental preparation you do; however much you read and imagine and plan… it’s going to be different to what you expected. This is Nature that we’re dealing with, so it does it’s own thing, and we’re along for the ride, to a large extent.

It kind of reminds me of something else… something that we usually experience earlier in life, before pregnancy and babies and worrying about colic. (more…)