Last Christmas 2 things happened that had never happened before. We went away on a little family holiday over the Christmas period. Husband arranged all of it. Sitting on the edge of the bed of the youngest Ankle biter I could feel myself bobbing. That lovely little slice of rapture just between being awake andContinue reading “The 10,000 Mile Stroll”
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Summer Holidays. Days out or Days in?
And it’s here. The summer holidays. 6 weeks of uninterrupted fun, frolics, laughter, disagreements, arguments, fights, hair pulling, head holding, shouting and nervous breakdowns. But to break it up a bit we will be including a handful of days out. Now I’m not really one for days out, and honestly neither are the kids. MaybeContinue reading “Summer Holidays. Days out or Days in?”
Guest Post !!!
Today I have a treat for you. Victoria Hulmes, aka Mummy0kids1 for those who want to find her on Instagram, is not only a gifted writer who has a real way with words but is also my dear friend. That made me sound like I’m 88 years old but she really is dear to me,Continue reading “Guest Post !!!”
How Weird is your Family?
Families can be strange. What might be normal to one troop could be an off the scale cringe fest to others. Some are open minded, some are not. Some share, some do not. Some over share to a point were the words ‘What the actual Fuck?’ occasionally tumble from their mouths as they proceed toContinue reading “How Weird is your Family?”
Proudest Moment- Bringing Life into the World and not dying.
This post is part of the #writingchallenge set by @mytalesfromthecrib. You can find her on Instagram Revisit your list of ‘30 reasons why I am amazing’. Choose the one that surprises you and that you are most proud of. Elaborate. 1.I birthed both my babies naturally and never died. This is the one I amContinue reading “Proudest Moment- Bringing Life into the World and not dying.”
Waiting in the Wings
We operate a minimal child supervision policy in our house. Is this because I want to sneak off to watch Netflix and crime dramas unsuitable for small people during daylight hours? Yes. But that’s not the only reason. I believe that a problem solved alone or a solution found to something without the pressure ofContinue reading “Waiting in the Wings”