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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Life with Psoriatic Arthritis.

I was diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis in 2007.  We thought that I was suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which is quite common during and after pregnancy. I had pain in my hands, and wrists, but it also extended to my elbow and shoulder, so my GP wasn’t convinced, and sent me to see a specialist to test […]

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When I’m tired and down, I bake!

‘ My Small Boy has had sleep issues. He hasn’t been the best of sleepers, but he is finally sleeping a little better. However, every ten days or so he throws us a curve ball, and has a hideous night. Last night was one of those. He woke at 11:30pm, and despite all our best […]

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