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The X-Factor

Our dreams have been shattered; our eldest son is never going to win the X-Factor.  Why?  Because he was the only one out of the school choir that wasn’t invited […]

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Morning Glory

I’m beginning to think our seven year old son exists in some sort of parallel universe when we’re getting ready in a morning; he must hear entirely different words coming out […]

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Terrible Twos

The terrible twos have started, What does the future hold? We wait nervously with baited breath, For the chaos to unfold.   Our cherubic, delightful toddler, Always with a toothy smile […]

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Contactless Crimbo

I finally bit the bullet on Tuesday and braved another dimension; I entered a toy shop to do the Christmas shopping. I jumped nervously as dinosaurs with flashing red eyes and necks […]

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Purple Rain

It’s alright for all these artists to sing about how romantic rain is.  They don’t have to do the bloody school run in it, do they? Prince: ‘I never meant […]

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Freaky Friday

I’ve just had a very enlightening hour or so with my sons where I’ve made all sorts of ‘interesting’ discoveries about their ambitions for the future (and their general states […]

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Bah, Humbug

I’ve been shopping today for outfits that the boys can wear for Children in Need tomorrow.  Have I got into the spirit of things, raising money for charity and having […]

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I’m a Mother…Get Me Out of Here!

I reckon anyone who’s a parent is MORE than qualified to be a contestant on ‘I’m a Celebrity…’ because we carry out our very own Bushtucker Trials EVERY DAY:  Rank […]

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Money, Money, Money

I’m entering today’s post in the Superkid Savers Competition, set by MoneySupermarket.com, which is all about how to instil good savings’ habits in your kids, in the hope that I might […]

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Mid Thirties’ Crisis

I turned thirty six on Saturday, but looking at me today you’d think I’d just turned eighty six. We had a great night out with friends on Saturday evening and then […]

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