Second Children Are NEVER What You Expect

Second children are wonderful, magical, beautiful, bat-shit crazy, little beings. But they are never, ever (EVER) what you expect. If you are expecting your second child - or reading this while holding your brand new second baby - and you think you know what is coming. Trust me, you don’t. You really, really don’t. My … Continue reading Second Children Are NEVER What You Expect

5 Awesome Things I Bought to Entertain My Firecracker of a 5-Year-Old During Lockdown

My son isn’t easy to entertain. He doesn’t like toys (and never has). He doesn’t like fancy dress. He doesn’t like crafts or baking. And he will not (never ever) sit and play on his own. He likes people. In fact, he loves people. He loves playing with his friends. He loves playing tag, wrestling, … Continue reading 5 Awesome Things I Bought to Entertain My Firecracker of a 5-Year-Old During Lockdown

Why I Am Sending My 5 Year Old Back to School (… and why I feel completely judged for doing so)

In a few short weeks, if we are allowed, I will be sending my 5 year old back to school. I never thought a sentence like that would be so controversial or make me feel so judged by other parents (... not an uncommon feeling as a mummy, I’m sad to say). H even enjoyed … Continue reading Why I Am Sending My 5 Year Old Back to School (… and why I feel completely judged for doing so)