The Traveling Tampon

Have you ever stood in a supermarket line with a years supply of tampons? Ever had to declare your tampons at customs? Or perhaps you've stood in a crowded foreign airport (using a mixture of broken English and sign language) explaining what you do with your tampons and why you're currently carrying hundreds of them? If the answer is yes, chances … [Read more...]

Let’s get moving

The scene is very clear in my mind, one of those moments in time you remember so well you can smell and almost feel it when it comes back to visit you. I was 9 months pregnant with our 2nd little traveler, we were living in Malaysia and it had been the pregnancy from hell. I'd lost 10 kilo's. Going to the obstetrician was similar to going to a … [Read more...]

5 Beauty tips for a shamozal free day

I have somehow ended up on a mailing list for daily beauty tips. Each day for the past week I've received emails with titles such as "when is it too young for botox" (I'm guessing maybe six or seven, I mean the aging process between grades 1 and 2 is brutal) and "how to get dramatic eyes" (perhaps by not taking yesterday's make up off)?Today I … [Read more...]

Back to School

On the eve of the the little travelers first day at their new school, I am awake at midnight with a tightness in my stomach. I'm nervous for them. The first day at a new school is more than tough and as much as number 1 can't wait to get there I know the bravado will curtail as the reality sinks in. Number 2 doesn't provide any facade, she has made … [Read more...]