The Little Daily: Glittery Nightmare

by | Aug 15, 2012 | Little Daily | 6 comments

The Little Daily 15.8


This? Does not happen very often around these parts.

I remember when I was the mother of one toddler. I skipped off to the $2 shop one day and filled my basket with glue and glitter and all manner of crafty things.

Because I had a dream.

The dream involved one on one art sessions with my own little budding Picasso.

What I got was glitter up the wahzoo.

It's never as fun as it looks in those lifestyle blogs….


Hello friends


I’m Angie!  I mum. I write. I wife. My husband would say this is the correct order.  He’s so neeeedy. I live with my family in Melbourne, Australia, where I complain about the weather for 90% of the year – but I can’t imagine living anywhere else. Except maybe in Lake Como, waving to my neighbours George and Amal each morning.

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  1. Sare

    hahahahhaahaa! it is truly NEVER as fun as it looks! And my kids don’t actually MAKE anything. Just mess. But, I seem to have a sick love of watching them squeeze all the glitter glue into a gluey pile on a piece of paper…..and I persist.

  2. Trudi

    Our craft sessions involve 3 times as much prep as craft. The other day I made paint – MADE paint! From a recipe & everything. I had the entire colour chart from the back of the food dye box in paint. The painting session lasted 1 minute, & that’s only because I forced him to sit there for that minute!

  3. E

    fucking glitter. That is all.

  4. Angie @ The Little Mumma

    I persist, too. But mostly in buying the gear. I buy the gear and then refuse to crack it out for the kids. I believe this is called cruelty.

    And yes, never a recognisable thing have either of my sons made. Annoying.


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