Memories

My daughter auditions for Tumble

My daughter auditions for Tumble

Actually she didn’t audition for Tumble. I made that bit up, she just made me incredibly proud by managing to do a handspring all on her own just as well as some of the contestants on Tumble. I have mentioned here before how much she enjoys going to her Little Gym classes every week. She(…)

Being there this summer…

Being there this summer…

Last summer was difficult for me…I didn’t feel I was “there” for my kids. I was trying to be this uber fantastic blogging/working/social-media-y mum, and I missed stuff. I didn’t just miss any stuff, I missed a lot of important stuff. Not least the moment, when I realised that I was trying to answer a(…)

Domestic Goddess failure – again….

Domestic Goddess failure – again….

My son was seven this week. But he did, once upon a time look like this… Unfortunately, while he has been growing and developing, his mother has still found it impossible to turn into the domestic goddess that the cute little fella deserves. I prepared everything for him, from a great day out with the(…)

What’s your sanctuary?

What’s your sanctuary?

Since I had kids, I have been increasingly aware that they never let you do anything on your own. We all know the cliche of your kids refusing to allow you to go to the toilet without them trailing behind you, unrolling the toilet roll, passing you it in their best cutest fashion, and then(…)

Stuntboy + Sugar = This

Stuntboy + Sugar = This

We went away over the half-term holidays; it was lovely. We staying in an amazing place, where there was lots for the kids to do. The only thing missing was that the WiFi didn’t work; and actually, was that really a bad thing? Probably not. It meant that I actually stopped for a moment, chilled(…)