Mum Bag

June 4, 2016
Children

When I couldn’t find my keys in my bag yesterday, I decided it was time for a clear out.  What I was hoping to find was this: What I found instead was this: An empty Haribo wrapper.  Because mums love to carry empty wrappers from sweets that they didn’t consume. Chewing gum paper and a lone piece of squashed chewing gum, stuck to the lining.  Because my youngest son always …Read the Rest

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Keep On Running

Keep On Running
May 7, 2016
Children

I have a confession: I used to be one of those people who would drive past joggers or runners and …Read the Rest

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Groundhog Saturday (With a Few Variations)

Groundhog Saturday (With a Few Variations)
March 19, 2016
Children

Just a typical Saturday morning in the DH household: get up and creep to the loo – the only time …Read the Rest

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Private. Keep Out. Or Not. Whatever.

Private.  Keep Out.  Or Not.  Whatever.
October 29, 2015
Children

At 10am this morning, whilst other people were going about their daily business, I was forming a human barricade across the bedroom door …Read the Rest

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Magnolia Paint

Magnolia Paint
April 1, 2015
Children

I bought a small tin of ‘Salsa Red’ paint and a huge tin of Magnolia paint yesterday. I’m titivating the boys’ …Read the Rest

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This is My Life

This is My Life
November 9, 2014
Children

This is my life: My dad is visiting from Spain and stayed at our house on Friday night.  The plan …Read the Rest

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When ‘No’ Still Means ‘No’

When ‘No’ Still Means ‘No’
August 26, 2014
Blogging

They’d had a fun night.  They’d been flirting outrageously all evening: suggestive comments, brushing against each other as though by accident, …Read the Rest

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Caravanning Cock-Ups

Caravanning Cock-Ups
August 9, 2014
Children

We’ve now been away in our caravan for two whole weekends and therefore feel we can now be classed as …Read the Rest

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Rocket Men

Rocket Men
June 14, 2014
Children

I haven’t blogged for ages due to returning to full-time teaching but I wanted to share something from this morning …Read the Rest

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My Baby

My Baby
May 4, 2014
Children

I lay with my baby, breathing him in. Foreheads together, skin-to-skin. The sweetest of breath, the gentlest of snores; Long …Read the Rest

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The Birds and the Bees

The Birds and the Bees
April 25, 2014
Children

Josh and I had ‘The Birds and the Bees’ talk last night. We were all watching The Simpsons (hubby and …Read the Rest

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