Unexpected Parenting #10

How can there not be an app for all the repeated phrases a parent needs? I could put them on a timer to just be randomly called out from a tannoy… “please don’t jump on the sofa” “is that safe?” “no pushing” “sit down to eat” I could go on and on and on – I bore myself sometimes…

Unexpected Parenting #9

How beautiful a tidy bedroom can be… Frustrating getting there but hugely proud of myself now – and tea I think.

Unexpected Parenting #3

That you can still be totally google eyes in love with someone that just bit your boob…

Unexpected Parenting #1

watching my 5 year old singing Status Quo in the worlds smallest school choir… go girl!

NEW SERIES STARTS TODAY

New set of funny evaluations starts later today under the banner of Unexpected Parenting # first one will be published at 3pm, just in time for the school run here x

National Stationery Week!

UPDATE: this is some happy mail that came yesterday, just opening it with a cuppa – how cool is this. I’m going to send back the book I have just finished x. National Stationery Week It’s come to my attention that it is a week to celebrate Stationery – something I’m always happy to do! This fits in nicely with … Read More

Happy Monday…

Book a relaxing break they said, it will be good for you they said… Of course once we are there it will be brilliant, but getting ready for a self catering holiday with four kids is not child’s play, especially when the kids are at home needing you. I have lists to tick off but it’s been pretty hellish frankly! … Read More

World Book Day thought…

My favourite author, poet and woman – Maya Angelou spoke so eloquently on every topic, but this particular comment is how I also feel about education. Keep reading and learning x

Quick update!

We did indeed make some love bugs (and a cheeky Ninja Turtle), Mr A made an apple and raspberry pie after a lovely nap having been up late at night with baby A and we watched movies, had a fire and ate up leftover choccies. I did vacuum which isn’t really allowed, but it was my choice and I relaxed … Read More