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  • Our child needs to win
    @Child #1 @Motherhood

    You don’t have to win…

    Sportsmanship, what’s that? If you follow any of my social media pages for this blog, then you’ll know I’m running the Paris Marathon in a few weeks’ time in loving memory of my friends…

    March 31, 2017
  • The comforter, sleeps best friend
    @Family @Motherhood

    Finding comfort… and sleep!

    Comforter or no comforter which is best? I’m talking comforters, teddies, dummies, snugggies, nighnighs, whatever you call it does your child have one?? We have one child with one and one without and after…

    January 16, 2017
  • No more diet resolutions for me
    @Family @Motherhood

    New Year, New You?

    New year New you: Oh bugger to that! The reasons I’m resolving not to resolve this year…. Well I am resolving, but it is an alternative set of new resolutions for me this time…

    January 3, 2017
  • @Family @Motherhood

    The internet lies…

    ‘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…

    October 18, 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:…

    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…

    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…

    September 3, 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…

    August 28, 2016
  • @Child #1 @Motherhood

    Parenting Ground Hog Day…

    There are days with children when it feels like you’re staring in your very own Ground Hog Day film, nothing you do is right, even if you do everything they ask…. It started as…

    August 2, 2016
  • @Child #1 @School

    Not a fan….

    School tester days with a needy kid… So we did it last week, finally after weeks of hearing of my friendโ€™s children loving their tester sessions at school and being really excited about the…

    July 27, 2016