Our toddler has started a wonderful phase that I call Jekyll and Hyde syndrome. He can be full of smiles and laughter one moment, and the next, he hates everything and just runs around the house yelling. Delightful, really. Continue reading
My boys are growing up so fast. I’m sure that before I know it, they’ll have finished school, be driving cars and finally have grown out of their fussy eater stages and will be eating us out of house and home.
But before they grow stubble and grow up, there are so many things I’d like to make sure they know. Continue reading
I have two boys; my eldest is six, and takes birthdays very seriously.
Months before his actual birthday, there are discussions involving themes for the party, the type of cake he would like, and who he would like to invite. For his birthday this year, he would like me to make his cake in the shape of the millennium falcon from Star Wars… Let’s see if that works out, particularly when I reflect on my other attempts at birthday cake creations. Continue reading
I recently decided to take part in a writing challenge. I thought it would help me get in to a routine of writing every day, posting to my blog more often, and connecting with other bloggers out there. Sounds simple, right?
Cue game show style sound effect – ‘ba bowm’. Continue reading
Holy moly, this mum is currently grinning like a crazy cheshire cat – I’ve just been nominated for the Versatile Blogger Award! Seriously pinching myself 🙂 Continue reading
I went to get the kids bath ready, only to discover remnants of a big, hairy spider. Four hairy legs. That’s all that was left. Continue reading
I’ve been thinking recently of all that I’m grateful for. Of course I’m grateful for all the big, main, important things. Health, happiness, amazing friends and family to name but a few. But I’m also grateful for all you lovely people who have discovered and followed my blog. Continue reading
There are moments as a parent when I often think to myself, “If I wasn’t doing this, what would I do?” Obviously this has many conditions placed on it and it is more about being able to do anything, rather than not taking into account tertiary qualifications, could I actual make a living from it, or having any of the core essential skills. But besides this, I often flit back to the idea of being a spy. Continue reading
New week, fresh start. That’s what I’m hoping for.
After somehow stuffing up my neck, preventing me from going to boot camp all week and had me in a foul mood, it has just been one of those kinds of weeks. Continue reading