• @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
  • @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,…

    August 19, 2016
  • @Motherhood

    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…

    August 6, 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 friend’s children loving their tester sessions at school and being really excited about the…

    July 27, 2016
  • @Child #1 @Motherhood @Travel

    ET Phone home….

    The things that a three year old feels are worth a phone call; or indeed a session of show and tell. So recently we’ve been lucky enough to go on a few days out,…

    July 14, 2016