March 02, 2012

Things I Know: Right Now...

It looks like Things I Know has a new home over a Singular Insanity - yay for that! I find the things I know meme is a very good way to sum up my current erratic thoughts into one post when none of them are quite bold enough to have a post all of their own...

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Here's what I know right now...
  • As much as I love salty things and creamy things I shouldn't eat them together (read biccies and dip) because they give me the most awful reflux! I definitely should not eat them several days running...
  • Just because your first child screams the shopping centre down when he has his hair cut up to school age, doesn't mean all your children will do the same. Some of them may even enjoy having their hair cut... And some need a little bribing.
  • Finally figuring out how to (do what everyone else seems to know already and) download movies and television shows from the internet is totally and utterly awesome! Especially if you haven't managed to get to a cinema more than a couple of times in the past three years. And most especially when, pre-kids, you averaged about 100 movies at the cinema every year (it was one of my favour pastimes). This can also lead to much eating of aforementioned reflux inducing salty and creamy foods)...
  • Knowing what to download when you've stopped keeping up to date with all the awesomeness at the cinema can be very difficult!
  • When you live with ADHD you tend to hyper focus or not focus, there is no real middle ground. This means that in January you might crochet a big blanket and three cushions, but in February you'll falter less than a fifth of the way into the next big blanket and it will seem to glare at you in a way yarn only can from the corner of the living room.
  • Houses can be put on the market and sell within a week...
  • House sales can also fall through overnight...
  • Selling you very last pram can feel very freeing! And yet, once you know it's leaving the house, you may still feel just a little bit sad about it...
  • Contemplating undertaking a PhD can be intimidating, and then you go and read other people's theses and realises you can totally do it, if you can just find some time...
  • I could sleep for a week and I don't have a newborn or a sleep resistant toddler...
  • Minecraft 1.2 was released today and now my computer is a three way battleground between my two older boys and myself... 
  • I. Must. Find. An. Ocelot... First!!!

What do you know?




4 comments:

Dorothy Krajewski said...

LOL! My older son will only let a hairdresser cut his hair. When he was a baby there was so much screaming whenever I tried to trip his locks, that I dreaded starting with my second son. But he loves it!

Sounds like you know a fair bit this week (and have a lot on your plate!)

Thanks for linking up for Things I know!

Di-licious said...

Movies? What are they? Think I'm averaging 1-2 movies a year at the moment. And with only one DVD player in the house, anytime I try to watch something...my darling daughter insists on watching the Octonauts!
(And I'm too tired to watch one after she goes to bed!)
Great list - thanks for sharing!
Happy Sunday!
Di @ Life is Di-licious

Sif Dal said...

Dorothy, you posted at 11:11, whay a great time! The boys are generally okay if I cut the but i'm not as confident shaping longer hair (though, between you and me, I actually could have done better than the barber, I just lacked the confidence)... It's so much niver when that LIKE. Having their hair cut!

Di, you posted at 10:23, which I read as 123 and I've been seeing that number a LOT lately - even recived a facebook notification which woke me at 1:23am last night! LOL, anyhoooo (yeah, now I sound nuts)... I'm an insomniac so sleep doesn't come when it really should, hence finding time to watch things I've downloaded :D...

Rhianna said...

I totally have yarn glaring at me as well. Glare away I say, I can play that game too. I had heard there was a new home for TIk glad to know where it is now

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