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I didn’t realise four year olds could be so good at withering looks. As I collected Molly from school last Thursday (yes I know they were probably the only school in the country still open) I was feeling really excited. “Yay we’re on holiday!” I cried as we got into the car. She looked me up and down, “Mummy, … Read more
Watch out the multiple mayhem carnival is in town. For one day only I’m bringing you a whole heap of posts about parenting multiples from a whole bunch of lovely parent bloggers. Hmmmm…. What do you call a group of multiple parents? A weary perhaps. That sounds about right. Today we have a weary of … Read more
I feel a little bit funny asking for nominations but I know there are some non blogger types out there who won’t have heard of blogging awards but are just dying to nominate me so thought I’d mention it. Just in passing. You know, not begging or anything. Just slipping into conversation. “Blog awards? Did … Read more
Describe motherhood in three wordsTiring, really tiring Does your experience differ from your mother’s? How?I think our generation has more pressure to parent a certain way, to get it right, when really there isn’t a right. There are so many books on parenting now, TV shows, newspaper and magazine articles, and erm…. even blogs. It … Read more
Does parenthood change you? If so – is it always for the better?
Welcome to the Here Come the Girls theatre, now featuring a play brought to you by the Manhattan Toy Company Starring some lovely Fabric finger puppets: pirates, fairies and nursery rhyme characters. These puppets are really well made with a real attention to detail. They are full of character with charming smiley faces and cute accessories like a … Read more
(This is just a tribute) Yesterday I wrote the greatest blog post in the world. It was miniature perfection. It had everything in it, pathos, humour and even a dancing dog. It had a brilliant title and the pictures were exquisite. It was a killer post. Reading it back, I laughed until I cried and … Read more