The eye infection
Feb16

The eye infection

A few weeks back, I wrote about how unhealthy I’d been lately. In that post, I mentioned the sore eye I’d had for a few weeks. I was diagnosed with conjunctivitis. I was surprised. I felt very sorry for toddlers because I had NO IDEA conjunctivitis could be that bad. But of course it wasn’t that bad. Because it wasn’t conjunctivitis. I had antibiotic eye drops, which improved the eye for a couple of days, then...

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The Gallery: Eyes 2014
Oct08

The Gallery: Eyes 2014

I’ve got blue eyes – just verging towards the greener side of blue. My husband has blue eyes too. So there’s no prizes for guessing what colour my kids’ eyes are. BLUE. My eldest has the bluest eyes imaginable. As a baby, everyone was struck by his eyes. Complete strangers would stop us just to tell us what lovely eyes he had. My younger son’s eyes are a little bit darker, not quite as intensely blue as...

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The Gallery: Eyes
Nov28

The Gallery: Eyes

Eyes are a big deal in our house. Because we have three glasses wearers. I’m a bit of a phoney spectacle wearer, if I’m honest. I need them, but I don’t need them THAT much. I don’t have to wear them all the time, but I do to show solidarity with my kids. Both my younger kids are long-sighted. A lot more long-sighted than I am. They need to wear their glasses all the time, so I do too to avoid giving them mixed...

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