Project 365. A photo a day, every day of the year. Birthdays the past month have been a bit of a bypass. The bigger boy had a birthday today. He’s had a pretty quiet one. We are planning to celebrate at the weekend. He has up and down days and we are looking after him. […]READ MORE
Project 365. A photo a day, every day of the year. My tween doesn’t approve of these shoes. She calls them “another pair of mid life crisis shoes”. I can’t think where she gets her sarcastic wit from? I say “pom-pom shoes make the day better” and wear them anyway… This was a Monday that […]READ MORE
Slime? You either love or loathe it. My kids absolutely love it. We have been having some slimy fun with Pop Pops and if you don’t like slime then this blog post is not for you. However if you do like slime, or know someone these might be fun for then read on… We have […]READ MORE
Welcome to Spotty’s Sunday. This is the gecko corner of our blog, shared by Matthew with a little help from his mum. Spotty is our leopard gecko who has come to live with us. He is currently almost 10 weeks old. This week Spotty the Gecko decided to moult. Geckos have to moult, or shed […]READ MORE
Project 365. A photo a day, every day of the year. Stop and smell the rosesREAD MORE
Welcome to Our Week in Photos. This is very belated, and late. But better late than never I guess, and our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. We are well into recovery mode. The […]READ MORE
Project 365. A photo a day, every day of the year. We might be a little Pokémon crazy in our house, and we might have just been to see the new Pikachu movie, and we might have taken some photos of a cat who isn’t impressed by Pokémon hunting. There isn’t really a Pikachu on Jasper’s head, […]READ MORE
All over social media, all over the internet, every self help book you read, every life coach promoting their programme, every event you go to, tells us we need to “dream big”, “set high goals”, “make more of ourselves” “be the dream”, “shine like a star” (I could go on, but you get the drift?) […]READ MORE
Project 365. A photo a day, every day of the year. I am totally showing my age, aren’t I, if I admit that I was talking to a colleague at work the other day, and we got to talking about older computer games we played, before Wii, before Playstation, before Xbox. Sonic the Hedgehog? Anyone […]READ MORE
*This is a collaborative post with Viking Tape which we hope is helpful* When the weather gets warmer, and spring is properly here, and you are thinking about summer and all the things you are looking forward to, it’s easy to let those jobs that you noticed needed doing, over the winter, slip to the […]READ MORE
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Welcome to the Mad House. I originally started this blog, in a blur of sleep deprivation, to get my thoughts and feelings down somewhere, on parenting, second time round, with a baby that had major sleep issues (and not just normal ones) but it has grown and grown. We are now well into our fifth year at the Mad House and you will find blog posts on anything from gardening, to politics, with lots of ramblings on parenting, and also about living with food intolerances. I blog about cows milk and gluten free cooking too.