Category Archives: Motherhood

Mother Trumps Girlfriend – at least in China!

“Girls are everywhere, but I only have one mum,”  Time to move to China as according to the Chinese Ministry of Justice if the building was on fire my son would have to save me first. Now to apply the same … Continue reading

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Well my stats are booming….

Which is weird,  because I haven’t posted anything in a while!  I’m trying not to take it personally. Blogging takes time as well as creativity and energy, and lately I haven’t had any. I could make excuses and cite reasons … Continue reading

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The battle of the Sides, Mom vs Work

I titled this blog Mom on the Side as a reference to the almost schizophrenic existence that most working mothers have to lead running between the office and home but also to highlight my role with Chelsea, the Mom on the side of the bed, … Continue reading

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a holiday from being the care giver, if only for a moment.

Six years ago… Staying in bed for a week was a novelty. Six years ago Chelsea and I stayed at home while the rest of the family went to the Philippines for a wedding. We stayed in bed for a … Continue reading

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Get back in there and flush the toilet, and the other things I say every day

Are you up? Brush your teeth! Get off the phone Now! Go back in there and flush the toilet

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Hey Lisa Ling – you should be ashamed of yourself and yes I hope your baby doesn’t grow up to be a Spastic either!

Lisa Ling, her of The View and Oprah and the sister in the North Korean incarceration and then rescue by Bill Clinton,  announced her pregnancy on Anderson Cooper’s show last week and I happened to catch it . She’s smart … Continue reading

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Spread the Word to end R and S and all hateful words (updated)

I first posted this under the title Forget R – what about the S Word (1/03/12) and it was prompted by the action in support of Spread the word to end the Word.  The R word is never acceptable but please don’t limit … Continue reading

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