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#metoo

When asked if I have ever experienced abuse or violence against women I would tell you no. I haven't. Not at all. I have been very lucky....

Covid vs potty training

So, I haven't talked much about Covid on the blog yet. Mainly because when we went into 'lockdown' I was so overwhelmed with everything...

Flying ant day

12 noon - return home from family walk and get garden items out for family afternoon in the garden....the smoker is going on, so run...

The long awaited lie-in.

Today was unusual. The weather was set to be awful, another much anticipated named storm was headed our way, following it's predecessors...

The 7 types of sleepless toddler.

So you’re well through the baby phase, and you firmly have a toddler in your hands. Those cheeks are still chubby but baby-face looks...

It’s be been a while...

...since I last posted. Honestly, I have missed writing, but logistically , finding time to write has been the problem. Similarly, I...

The Mum Hour

A few weeks ago I wrote about how my friends adoption journey was very similar to my own story of motherhood. I asked her to also write,...

Adoption...an observers point of view

One if my closest friends is currently going through the process of adopting a child. It’s a really important thing that she is doing,...

The thumb sucker

I recently read an article written by a mum who’s child is (or probably ‘was’ by now) a thumb sucker. The writer talked about how perfect...

Being toddler

With two small children under 4 years of age, we are used to a certain dose of chaos. In fact, it is fast becoming  what defines us....

Mountains and Molehills

I try to stear away from writing about my relationship with my husband publicly. There are a few reasons for this, but perspective is a...

Effortless

How many times have you heard this word to describe some fabulous and possibly iconic female who we are all encouraged to aspire to? I...

The Knacker Kracker

New year’s eve for us has looked certain way for us for a few years now. Gone are the big nights out and extortionate taxi fares home....

Whinge quota

The Husband has a method to deal with The Girl, and increasingly, The Boy, when they start the whingeing...he turns them upside-down in...

Meltdowns

I have worked with children in one form or another for most of my life. I know what a meltdown looks like. In several forms. From...

A fun day out (with plus the Dad)

Daddy PlusTheDog Post Some of these posts are serious, some have a significant message… and it seems that some are a chance to debunk the...

why vurtal fit club?

For a while I have been conscious of my weight. Particularly my mummy tummy, which has a mind and a life of its own, it is unsightly in...

Days like these

Today we are having a day at home. Both children are poorly, and the idea was to give them chance to recover a bit before preschool at...

How does she KNOW?

Toddlers are odd creatures. I’ve heard it said that babies are born knowing everything there is to know, they just lose it over time. If...