Do you know how dangerous CO (Carbon Monoxide) is?

So, one night about two weeks ago, I’m in bed, it’s 10pm at night, the children are asleep, LSH is out for a meal with his work colleagues, and I am just about drifting off to sleep… When I hear a “beep”, just a single, sharp, beep.  I try to ignore it, but it goes […]

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I’m not making a list of New Year’s Resolutions this year!

Is almost here… Post Christmas Greetings to you all. I hope you all had a good Christmas? We had a fun Christmas Eve, with friends, and a very nice day with my family. My lovely Dad did the Christmas cooking and hosting, fed us all well, and we all enjoyed our time together. LSH was […]

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Is it really Christmas Eve?

I keep asking myself this question… I feel like Christmas has sneaked up on me this year. I (actually, read we, because LSH has done more than his fair share of shopping, wrapping and Christmas related activities) have been remarkably organised. We’ve got all of our gifts and they’re all wrapped, we’ve had the tree up and […]

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Why do I make a fuss about my family wearing cycle helmets?

Two years ago this week, I got the phone call that everyone who has a spouse/partner/child who uses a bicycle dreads.  It was about 620pm. LSH was on his way home and he had messaged me from the station that he was jumping on his bike and almost home. He cycles to the train station, […]

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Saturday Morning Confession Time: My strange phobia…. I hate stairs…

and escalators, and steps… I’m a freak, I know! I loathe stairs. This intense dislike has been compounded by the fact that both my children have taken a turn to tumble-down our staircase at home (fortunately both were unscathed by the experience, I however was utterly traumatized and can still see them falling down when […]

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Things certainly are different second time round…

My Small boy has changed my view of parenting so much. He is so different from his sister, (which is a stupid thing to say, because he is of course different from her) and he has taught me more about myself and made me see my own flaws and feelings far more clearly. He was […]

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Twenty Chore Tuesday Link-Up

I’m linking up with Emily, from Joyful Abode, for her 20 Chore Tuesday blog link. If you’d like more info or to join, go here: I find it very helpful to make this list, and share it. Makes me feel like I actually may get stuff done, making my list public But, my Small Boy […]

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