Dear family – I AM IN THE TOILET!!

Dear family. I love you. I am here for you. My life revolves around our family and it’s needs. I do my best for you, and I try to make life work for us all. Usually I’m available for your needs, or to talk, or to be mum/wife. But occasionally, just occasionally, I do something that […]

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It takes a week…

We have been on holiday for a week. It has been a nice week. Slower than the usual pace of life in busy, non stop, never switch off London.  We have one more week. The weather is hot, where we are staying is peaceful and calm, and so quiet, and very relaxing. The views are […]

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And just like that…

 Just like that, your kids grow up. One minute you are changing their nappies and worrying that they will never be potty trained and the next minute you are dealing with sending them off to secondary school, letting them spread their wings and go off without you and face the world with less of your […]

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Mum’s Prison Box…

Now that’s a bit of a title for a blog post isn’t it? What am I talking about?  I recently have become very frustrated, with something to do with my children, and as a result, I have instituted a new thing. It’s called Mum’s Prison Box. Let me start off with a tale of when […]

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Daily Snippet – #mumlifeglamlife 30/01/18

I think it’s fair to say that motherhood is a rollercoaster. Lots of highs and lots of lows, and sometimes you just coast along enjoying the view. I think it’s also fair to say that most mothers love their kids with every thing that is in them, but sometimes they don’t like them. Let me […]

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I am that person who gets her husband to cut her hair…

This is a kind of lament, whine, rant, call it what you will post.  I have long, thick, wavy (ok it tends to frizz a lot) hair. I have a lot of hair. It’s a blessing and a curse. It grows fast and is hard to manage. It doesn’t like being cut in layers (it […]

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Babywipes in the bathroom, but not for the kids…

 As much as I know how bad babywipes are, they are damn useful. Babywipes have been part of my life, for a long time. I have used them in one way or another for nearly 22 years. I have  wiped many bottoms, with them as a nanny, nurse, mum and working with small children generally. […]

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