Unexpected Parenting #9

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

Voting Schmoting…

However you intend to vote tomorrow (and PLEASE do vote), make sure you make your mark from a place of hope and not fear. If you have questions about aspects of leaving or staying in the EU, please take some time today to find answers.  The outcome of this referendum will impact our generation and the next and we owe ourselves … Read More

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

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

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

My skin is singing…

This post may shock people of a sensitive nature. In five years I had three beautiful children (that’s not the shocking bit…), and I wouldn’t change that for the world – however the impact was, clearly, mighty. No one really tells you all the things you need to know about becoming a parent, and I suppose you can’t really prepare … Read More