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

Maybe I’m Crazy – Dealing with anxiety, life and motherhood

People don’t believe me when I tell them that I suffer with severe anxiety, apparently I don’t seem the ‘type’. But suffer is probably the best term for it. As I write this, it feels like there is a tight band around my head, the more I think about it the tighter it becomes. My … Continue reading Maybe I’m Crazy – Dealing with anxiety, life and motherhood

It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to

Party, Party, Party! That’s what our lives have become since having children. One glitter filled, sugar fuelled social event after another. And oh how we love to be plunged into a room of strangers and their hyperactive, sweaty, crying offspring. I particularly enjoy buying presents for a child/ren whom I have never met and so … Continue reading It’s my party and I’ll cry if I want to

All That Faff

Do you remember 'popping into town' with your friends for a bit of shopping and lunch... and a bit more shopping? Do you remember how much fun that was? Trying things on, finding shoes that match your outfit. And more shoes that match the other outfits you've just bought? Time to browse. Time to think. … Continue reading All That Faff

What to do with two under two

Well here I am – I’ve made it! This week marks my youngest baby’s 2nd birthday. To be honest I’m sure he’s only one, but the calendar and his sudden liking for tantrums, screaming, hair pulling and shouting “MINE” when he steals his siblings’ belongings tell me otherwise. When I discovered I was pregnant with … Continue reading What to do with two under two

Two small posts, One giant leap..

This time last year we posted our first ever blog posts. One each. Since then we have posted a whopping 53 more times between us! It seems that the joys and jollops of parenting and motherhood offer an endless stream of creative inspiration. Who knew? Here's a small selection of our favourites: “My socks are wonky!!!!” … Continue reading Two small posts, One giant leap..