“Aughhhh! I’m turning into my mother!” is a cry I often hear from despairing women, be it on their blog posts or when I’m out and about. (Yes, sometimes I do manage to leave the house these days!) When I hear these words I often wonder what these women have endured to make them feel … Continue reading I’m turning into my mother – and I couldn’t be prouder
‘I’m in a bit of bother’ I mumbled.
Words that hit me with a thwack, like a cucumber to the bosom. And caused me more pain than a friction burn from the drop slide.
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
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
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
Did we mention that our blog has reached the grand old age of ONE?
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..
I know, I know we are supposed to be on a break! But I’ve realised over the past week that blogging has become my therapeutic ‘vent’, without which I will likely explode and divorce papers will be signed… So I’m writing a quick sneaky post about the joyful Christmas that we have just celebrated endured. … Continue reading How was it for you?!
You may have noticed that Christmas is fast approaching. You will have undoubtedly seen the panicked looks on the faces of shoppers and been bombarded by adverts for toys that are no longer available in the shops. (They put these on just to taunt small children!) Following on from my Christmas tree blog, you may … Continue reading Sarah’s alternative Christmas!