Care for Karen day

Yesterday, my local Maternal Health Nurse called me up to see how I was doing and whether I needed to come in. She’d come across my file and was reminded about my last check up (with Riley). You see, last time, I did the Edinburgh Scale Test for new mums and my score wasn’t so…

Back to the old (weather)

After the glorious early spring weather of the weekend, this morning its raining and windy, but its supposed to fine up later. Hopefully. Keira’s speaking is coming ahead, just in this month alone its getting clearer. Here is a sample of what’s been said so far this morning. “Bye dad, see you soon!” (She said…

Painting for beginners

This was my girl’s first (independent) venture at painting at the easel without mum’s choked, hawkeyed supervision. Despite smocks, plastic mats, the relative ‘safety’ of using water colours, yes, she did get some paint on the blessed deck. But we have a high pressured water gun-hose. Surely that will get it off? (She says, hopefully). Not…