*This is a review post. I was kindly sent some flowers to review and share about. Sadly they aren’t from Tom Hardy, much to the husband’s relief* If you live in the UK, you will know that Mother’s Day is approaching. You have a little bit of time, yet, so don’t panic entirely. (We also […]READ MORE
*this is a review post. I was kindly sent some wine to try* Mother’s Day is looming in the UK and if you are a mum, or have a mum or someone special in your life, you may be starting to think about gift ideas. Mother’s Day can be a tricky, finding the perfect way […]READ MORE
Welcome to our week in photos. This is our weekly catch up for both sets of grandparents who live abroad and don’t get to be as much a part of the daily madness of our lives as much as we and they would like. So we share here for them to get at least a […]READ MORE
*This is a review post. I was kindly asked to review Kapow. All opinions are my own* Teaching is a profession I admire a lot. I have friends and family who teach, and it’s a pretty demanding but rewarding job, with a lot of expectations on the profession to educate our children to a high […]READ MORE
If you have not entered our giveaway of a DVD of the Grinch movie, then pop over there and do that now. In the meantime, you can also download and print some fun activity sheets for the kids to enjoy too…READ MORE
*This is a review post. We were kindly sent a dvd to review and to giveaway* I don’t know about you, but Dr Seuss books were a classic for me as a child, and now my children enjoy them too. Funny, clever, and eccentric, the stories and tales make us laugh and are a great […]READ MORE
*This is a review post. We were kindly sent items to try and share with our readers* I don’t know about anyone else, but I find a lot of my parenting life revolves around laundry. I have school uniform to wash, sports kit, dance kit, swimming kit, and ordinary clothes to wash. Some of it, […]READ MORE
*this is not a sponsored post, I was not asked to write a review of Vegan Life Live or share about it, but I did work with them to share some information about them for Veganuary and was given tickets to visit the show* I went Vegan in January this year. For Veganuary. In fact […]READ MORE
*this is a review post. We were kindly sent some items to try* My small son isn’t really into clothes and fashion, we leave his big sister to manage that, and tell us what we should and shouldn’t be wearing, but he does have his own sense of style and knows what he likes. He’s […]READ MORE
I am NOT a photographer in any shape or form. I do however like taking pictures of the things I see and like. I tend to rely on the excellent functions of the rather fancy work phone I have to help me take a decent photo or two, or I will just take photos with […]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.