@Family @Motherhood

The internet lies…

October 18, 2016

‘Happy Anniversary’ – Is it? I could put a picture of my wedding day on instagram and wish my husband Happy 8th Wedding anniversary along the lines of ‘ love you more today etc etc’ But that wouldn’t be honest; and the one thing I always try to be is honest. The point of my blog is not to create a smoke screen, the life I present here is my reality – warts and all. So if you’re out there…

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@Motherhood @Mum Squad

Share the love….

The Liebster Award is a chain of awards passed on by bloggers, in an effort to recognise their wonderful work. “Liebster” in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, valued and pleasant. The very lovely Amy over at Kitty and Pip nominated me (pop over and take a…

October 14, 2016

Tall tales and Parenting fails….

I stumbled upon the first rule in playground etiquette today (well a another parent took pity on my cluelessness and gave me the hint): Mention no child’s name except your own when chatting about what goes on in the classroom! You cannot and should…

October 6, 2016
@Family @Motherhood

Why do you come here?

The question Mr B asked me when I dragged him to he joined us at soft play last weekend, it was raining, and sadly my rainy day repertoire of parenting skills goes as follows: Netflix and Quavers until the Netflix box pings up the…

September 20, 2016
@Child #1

Pinterest Party Prick…

So it happened.. a few weeks ago I became the type of parent I hate. The type of parent that I mutter swear words about under my breathe whilst viewing their perfectness on Pinterest of an evening, as I sit on my jam stained…

September 13, 2016
@Child #1 @Motherhood @School

School Runnings….

With Big school looming in T minus 2 sleeps…. Things have begun to get decidedly more wobbly on the emotional front that I was expecting them to be. Oh my, where has four years and two weeks gone? How are we here already? This…

September 3, 2016
@Motherhood @Mum Squad @Working Mums

The new cool in parenting style…

After years of women trying to have it all, be the perfect mother, have a high flying career, wear matching underwear, have the perfect body and be a perfect wife/homemaker a new mode of parenting is gathering. Like a snowball hurtling down a hill…

September 1, 2016
@#BadGuests @Child #1 @Family

It’s a no from me….

How to tell your nephew that ‘No’ he cannot marry you. Now, though you may have read this title and clicked eagerly imagining a story from ‘Take a break’ where I reveal all about my affair with my teenage nephew you will, I’m afraid,…

August 28, 2016
@Charity @Humanity @Motherhood

What can we do?

As I watched the 10 o’clock news last night (on World Humanitarian Day) and saw the horrific pictures of 5 year old Omran Daqneesh sitting staring at the blood in his hand, in shock, alone in the back of an ambulance in Aleppo my…

August 19, 2016

Oh boobs to it…

The this is your life of my boobs… Age 11 I was desperate for them, sock stuffing and all that jazz awaiting the arrival of what I felt would be the holy grail of boyfriend snaring equipment… It turns out I was right, basically…

August 6, 2016