Category Archives: Family

Thank God my eldest can read!! (Or ‘Who needs Sat Nav!!’)


Today we all got in Merry (our new mini) and drove off down the lane very excitedly for our first big adventure together. Actually it wasn’t that being in Merry was necessarily the big adventure it was more the fact … Continue reading

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Bum cream? I salute you!


When I was in hospital after having my first son a kind lady popped her head round the door and handed me the bounty pack (in Britain all mum’s are given a plastic bag full of leaflets and ‘stuff’ from companies … Continue reading

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Christmas is changing…


Every year we buy a Christmas tree from the local Christmas tree farm down the road. The boys like to go to places they know as this in itself creates memories. ‘Mummy, are the elves still there?’, ‘is the horse … Continue reading

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Wherever you will go…


So lately, been wondering Who will be there to take my place When I’m gone, you’ll need love To light the shadows on your face If a greater wave shall fall And fall upon us all Then between the sand … Continue reading

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I hate the school run…


Actually scrub that as I’d like to state in print, nail my colours to the mast as it were and say outright that I hate school mornings at the moment AND the school run… Since the change of season and … Continue reading

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Hubbie and I follow the ‘tag team’ method of parenting…


Parenting today has never been so easy. That’s what all the parenting experts would have us believe as they write yet another book detailing yet another way of parenting our children. If we just simply follow their strict routines, guidelines … Continue reading

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‘You can’t handle the truth!’ (Or is it just me?)


I blogged a couple of weeks ago about the difficulties of ‘the secret’ when it comes to Christmas. For a couple of years our eldest son asked questions about Father Christmas and we’ve been able to fob him off but … Continue reading

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