For context:

First, Adam gets sick.

Then this:


Then this:


Then, by Wednesday afternoon, it was my turn.

[No picture. You’re welcome.]

This virus-or-whatever couldn’t have been more spectacularly badly timed (two adverbs in a row! I must be sick!) but, hey, that’s life, eh?


I do want to tell you all that the lovely Zoey of Goodgoogs has a giveaway happening on her blog at the moment. Enter here for your chance to win a copy of Crying in the Car: Reflections on Life and Motherhood.



Karen Andrews is the creator of this website, one of the most established and well-respected parenting blogs in the country. She is also an author, award-winning writer, poet, editor and publisher at Miscellaneous Press. Her latest book is Trust the Process: 101 Tips on Writing and Creativity