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

FOR. FUDGE. CAKE!!! And other completely ridiculous, child-friendly swear words

There's lots of things you lose when you become a parent. Your freedom. Your figure. A full nights sleep. The ability to jump on a trampoline without wetting yourself (mums only)! But the one thing you lose, that no one seems to tell you about, is your ability to swear, curse and cuss as freely … Continue reading FOR. FUDGE. CAKE!!! And other completely ridiculous, child-friendly swear words