You’ve Got This

To all the parents who’s lives have been turned upside down. Who are trying to be teacher, comforter, cook, cleaner and playmate. Who are wondering how they will fill the days. Who are lost for words when trying to explain what’s happening to a small child or reason it to a teenager. Who are overwhelmed … Continue reading You’ve Got This

The pros and cons to going on holiday with other families

Last weekend I went away for a ‘not-so-relaxing mini-break’ with a four-nado (mine), a three-nager (not mine), a very terrible two year old (mine) and a bubba (not mine). And their designated adults too, of course. Almost all of us. Just missing mummy no 2 and bubba. It’s impossible to get a picture of everyone … Continue reading The pros and cons to going on holiday with other families

Giving birth can be traumatic, hard and life-changing. So why don’t we take it more seriously?

When my daughter was born, she had to have lots of help to get her breathing. Or that’s what they tell me. I couldn’t see for myself, as I was laying unconscious on a table with my stomach sliced open. But, despite the fact that I had a poorly baby, had undergone major surgery, been … Continue reading Giving birth can be traumatic, hard and life-changing. So why don’t we take it more seriously?

6 Disgustingly, Gross Things That Become ‘OK’ When You Have Small Children

Everyone knows that small children are pretty gross. In fact, most toddlers I know would quite happily walk around with poo smeared across their faces, and literally not give a shit. Child number 2 sneezes into her yogurt! Gross! But what you might not realise is parents of small children are just as disgusting - … Continue reading 6 Disgustingly, Gross Things That Become ‘OK’ When You Have Small Children