Monthly Archives: August 2013

When Slippers are the Only Answer

Some days all the knowledge, all the things I have read and learned and continue to learn about parenting, get booted into a box, squished with a hefty thud, locked inside and kicked under the bed.  Some days, my patience, my ability to listen, to understand, to reason, my ability to see the world through the eyes of my three-year and fifteen-month olds is totally over-powered by my need for… Continue reading

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The Mean Man Who Made Daddy Cross

On Sunday, The Boyfriend, The Princess, The Pea and I spent the day at the park with two of my closest friends and their families.  It was lovely, the kids ran around, had fun in the playground, struggled to sit still for any picnic food (actually, The Princess was the only one who struggled with this), bounced on the bouncy castle and generally had a great time.

Except for… Continue reading

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Old Friends

This is a sponsored post.  I was paid a fee by New Look to write this post, although all words are my own.

Yesterday evening I had a catch up with my oldest friend – oldest as in the one I’ve known longest, not the one who has been on earth the longest.  We don’t get to see each other nearly as much as we used to, or nearly… Continue reading

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The Junk Cupboard

This is a sponsored post.  I was paid a fee by Music Magpie to write this post, although all words are my own.

Last week The Boyfriend started a new job.  Well, strictly it’s the same job, just working for the council instead of for a private company, and with a whole load of benefits that he never had before.  As he didn’t get his rota until the day… Continue reading

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Time to Clean Up

This is a sponsored post.  I was paid a fee by John Lewis to write this post, although all words are my own.

I have said it for a long time, but the house we are in is not one I like living in.  We bought in a panic three years ago, and have regretted it ever since.  It is time to get it sorted, get it… Continue reading

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Boobiemilk Giveaway!

It’s World Breastfeeding Awareness Week, and what better way to celebrate than with a giveaway?

I am delighted to be running this competition in conjunction with Boobiemilk, home of all-things breastfeeding.  On offer is the Carriwell nursing bra, which is available in black, white, or nude, in sizes S, M, L, XL (see size chart below).

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