The Funny Side of Infertility

I will start this blog post by stating categorically that infertility is no laughing matter. It is perhaps one of the most devastating, non-life-threatening conditions that we suffer as humans and I would argue that it’s something that only those who have experienced it, can truly understand. During my ten year battle with this nightmare … Continue reading The Funny Side of Infertility

10 activities to entertain the kids this summer

So, we’re a week into the summer holidays. How are you doing? Tearing your hair out or enjoying every minute? If, like me, you have been with your children night and day trying to keep them entertained whilst simultaneously trying to clean the house, do the laundry, work from home and do the food shopping online, you will be … Continue reading 10 activities to entertain the kids this summer

Honey Lodge Review

The last time we had a whole night of wine and food and a child free sleepover was over 10 years ago, before the arrival of no less than 5 children. So when we were offered the chance to stay in a newly refurbished holiday let near Canterbury there was not a lot of thought … Continue reading Honey Lodge Review

5 parenting things my husband does better than me

This could be one of the most painful blog posts I’ve ever written… You see the thing is, my husband is actually a really good parent and in many ways he’s better at it than me. (Obviously that’s because I do all of the worrying and the stressing for him), but the truth is he … Continue reading 5 parenting things my husband does better than me

There’s no place like home school

    “Woooo! Its half term!” I cried, as I crawled towards the end of Friday afternoon and closer to wine ‘o’ clock. We’ve made it half way through our second term, one more bit to go and I can just be ‘mum’ for 6 weeks of summer holidays. For those of you who don’t … Continue reading There’s no place like home school

Don’t judge me – Tales of the unexpected

As we all know, being a parent is an all-consuming, life changing job. It gives us purpose, a reason for being… and headaches. Your life as you knew it is turned upside down and suddenly you are a different person who is wondering what on earth happened. Something else occurs when you become a parent too, … Continue reading Don’t judge me – Tales of the unexpected