the curve ball

You know when you have one of those days. Where you get a curve ball thrown at you, AND it is from left field That happened to us – a month or so ago. Everyone is aware of our super-Kenz. One in a million. She had a routine renal ultrasound – investigation for her ongoing…

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a story of strength

You know when you have a child, or know a person that is ONE OF A KIND? Someone who is unconditionally faithful, loyal, loving, caring, astute and OHMYGOD – STRONG, yet humble, quiet, confused and odd? No? I do.

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hanging out at the Prom….

…. no…. not a dance – THE Prom – Wilsons Promontory. I was lucky enough to join Mackenzie’s Year 3 class and the Year 4 class on their school camp a couple of weeks ago. An experience to be sure. I am not sure what to say about it – do I mention the vomiting…

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hamming it up…

Not Christmas hamming, (although I should really consider buying a ham so I can ham it up – since it and pavlova are my two specialties!), the girls were hamming it up for the photo booth! A couple of weeks ago, Mackenzie had her karate Christmas Party/Presentation evening.  The girls dressed up for the event,…

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me // Maybe it does get easier…….

Last time Mackenzie underwent a ‘procedure’, it was a harrowing experience.  To say I was looking forward to this one (another set of grommets) would be a horrendous porky pie. I was pleasantly surprised today. Mackenzie again was the most stoic individual I know. She was patient, brave and just all round awesome.  There was…

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Some things never get easier

The gorgeous Mackenzinator is right this minute having super hearing installed. For the third time. Apparently the record for grommets in one patient is 13. We are not aiming to break that! Mackenzie has had multiple ‘procedures’ requiring anesthetic, ranging from the simple MRI when she was a wee babe, to grommets, to a coarctation…

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happy birthday beautiful person

It is the Mackenzinators Birthday today.  SIX. 6. Really.  I can’t quite believe it either.  How we all managed to get this far is well and truly beyond me!  Mackenzie is a treat.  She keeps everyone guessing.  She is ODD.  She is my little odd-ball.  She knows how to play the game and when to…

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the incident

I think I am ready to talk about ‘the incident’. Just. Let me get it out quickly – and then it may not hurt so much. MackenziecutherandMurphyshair. There. Apparently M2 was hot – so she cut the front of her hair off. Not stopping there – and trying to ‘help’ even more – she decided…

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