M (my son) and I went to the local park for a play after kindy. A little girl and her Mother were there enjoying the sun after a bleak winter.
M immediately struck up a friendship with the little girl, as only a 3 and a half year can, and scored half a banana from the little girl’s Mum. The mum and I struck up a conversation with each other and chatted about a variety of things. As we chatted I learnt that she was at home with her children, was studying to become a nurse and had a 7 year old daughter in Grade 1 at primary school. She and I chatted about the challenge of juggling all the various demands of being a Mum, student, etc and laughed about how people only saw us wearing one hat when in fact we wore many.
It was a nice chat and…
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