Five not-so-awesome things we got up to over half-term

(Warning: this post should be read with your sarcasm goggles firmly strapped on) So, there we go! Another half-term done and dusted. It was so great to have a break from the norm of being at home entertaining the children, to spend another bloody week at home entertaining the children. In fact, I thought I … Continue reading Five not-so-awesome things we got up to over half-term

Eight things NOT to say to someone celebrating a BIG birthday during lockdown

Recently, I turned 40! Yep, I’m one of those lucky, lucky people who got to celebrate a BIG birthday during lockdown… WOOOHOOO! (Please read the aforementioned ‘wooohooo’ in the sarcastic, bitter way in which it was intended). I know, I know. There are much worse things in the world than having to celebrate turning 40 … Continue reading Eight things NOT to say to someone celebrating a BIG birthday during lockdown

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