The REAL holiday essentials for traveling with kids. Oh, I forgot to add ducktape.

It’s holiday season, which means it’s ‘essentials for traveling with kids’ blog season. I’ve read so many ‘how to travel with kid’ blog posts, and although they are very practical and full of great tips, I think they lack a little something. A little ‘um, I think that’s illegal K’. As a seasoned traveller *ahem multiple trips up north and twice on a plane* I’m going to give you the real holiday essentials for traveling with a child. Continue reading “The REAL holiday essentials for traveling with kids. Oh, I forgot to add ducktape.”

The one where depression tries to silence you

Sometimes I would like to say I’m sorry. To my partner. To my friends. But depression has a way of stifling, silencing my words, unable to be pronounced, never mind explained. Sometimes my actions, speak louder than words, but that voice is false and If I could use my words, I would explain to you why.

Sometimes you see me snap at nothing. If I could use my words I would tell you I snap in frustration, exhaustion and self-protection. I snap because I’m reaching my limit and I cannot have more pressure added. I’d tell you there is turmoil in my mind, over doing what I want and what I feel like I should be doing. I’d tell you my depression winds me so tight, and so highly strung that asking for something outside my normal schedule creates an unjustified amount of stress. I’d tell you that I just want space, but feel wrong or guilty in doing so. I’d tell you being around people can leave me drained. Continue reading “The one where depression tries to silence you”

50 Questions you’ve never been asked tag

Thank you to the lovely lifeinthegingerlane for the tag. I have been lacking on the blog idea front, so I welcome the tag very much! Plus , when I was reading her post I thought I wanna do this 🙂

Here are the 50 questions and my awesome answers.

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Scottish Anger Management

Continuing on my rage theme today, here is a list of Scottish ways that you can say to someone who is annoying you  and you wish them to leave you alone – aka what I would love to say to the protagonist of today’s mood followed by a swift boot to the….

Add a thick Glaswegian accent for maximum effect.

Also, don’t read this if sweary words offend you.

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Away and gie’s peace *insert rage face*

Today was going to be the day I introduced you lucky folk to the newest member of our family, the new lodger that is giving Jessica’s chubby cheeks a run for their money. You were going to get a cute post about our hamster.

But you won’t be. I am ragin!! (Scottish for at the end of my fucking temper) Continue reading “Away and gie’s peace *insert rage face*”