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‘fun’ tag

**Sober is a sparkly word**

Sunday 17 Aug, 2014, 2:38pm by Mrs D 16 comments

I wrote a post on my old blog when we were still developing Living Sober called ‘Reclaiming the word sober’ … it was sparked by a comment someone made in a meeting that the word ‘sober’ had negative connotations of things being boring or dull. I think it was when we were trying to decide what to call this website. I’d pushed […]

Fun at the kindy disco!

Wednesday 13 Aug, 2014, 9:13pm by Mrs D 14 comments

Lots of people have been reading Jason Vale since I raved about how great he was (along with Allan Carr) at getting into my brain and helping me turn my hard-wired thinking about booze around. I’ve noticed quite a few people quoting his line about kids not needing alcohol to have fun. What he says is “when […]

Dry Bars (and a site update)

Friday 8 Aug, 2014, 2:43pm by Mrs D 12 comments

I wrote that post this morning about our dinner party and then got in the shower and worried that people might think I was a bad mummy for letting my 10-year-old run a bar…(albeit with lolly money and Sprite Zero on offer..!). And then I thought – no, bugger that! Who says bars have to be […]

Big Dinner Party!

by Mrs D 12 comments

We’re hosting a big dinner party here on Saturday night. A 10th Anniversary Dinner Party Extravaganza! for our Antenatal Group who met through Parents Centre years ago. I wrote about these people in my book.. we’re a wonderful group of friends who all live in separate suburbs but come together regularly to share and support […]