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)

I’ve Run Out Of Juice And It’s The Best Thing That Could Have Happened

I’ve been pretty quiet on here during lockdown and I’ve lost a few followers as a results (… and I don’t blame them, why follow a blogger who never writes anything!) But to be honest, I’ve just really struggled with writing inspiration during this time. You’d think I’d have loads to write about, as a … Continue reading I’ve Run Out Of Juice And It’s The Best Thing That Could Have Happened

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?