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

Ode to Mr Average

The kids are at the various places they need to be – school, nursery and asleep on my chest. The washing machine, tumble dryer and dishwasher are all whirring away, the kitchen counters are all clear and have been wiped down, as has the table now it is cleared from breakfast. The floors have been hovered and the first de-toy … Read More

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

Maybe baby…

I had been keeping a pregnancy diary as part of this blog, in conjunction with a great new magazine. Sadly the Editor of that magazine has some health problems which have meant a hiatus in production. However, if I don’t keep up with the articles, I suspect I will forget many of the unique experiences, so think I will continue … Read More

Sunday Funday

Today is our ‘rest’ day, we ‘work’ on Saturday so we can chill out on Sunday – to be honest it works best for the kids as we still have to prepare food, look after the fire, change nappies and clean dishes….BUT we don’t vacuum, put up shelves, mow the lawn etc. Today we will mostly be making love bugs … Read More