I was literally lying in a sea of my own odd socks.
Category Archives: humour
When you’re on your back, don’t flip your lid; ask someone to flip you back over.
This turtle looks like how I’ve felt the last couple of days. Stuck, flailing around wildly, and getting nowhere for all my efforts. 🐢 I think a lot of us feel like that at the moment. The exhaustion of going around the house in circles tidying up after kids, the monotony of the same surroundingsContinue reading “When you’re on your back, don’t flip your lid; ask someone to flip you back over.”
New year, new pyjamas, new you
2020, we choose let go all that we need to let go of; and 2021, we choose to ‘wear’ you with all the dignity, energy and courage we can muster!!
Don’t put your post (or pearls) in the wrong place
I did a ridiculous thing today. Just when I think I can’t get any more daft, I reach another level. I’ve concluded that sometimes my head is so far ‘in my head’ that my environmental senses don’t work properly. Bill asked me to post a really important piece of correspondence this morning. He drove meContinue reading “Don’t put your post (or pearls) in the wrong place”
A trip down memory lane: Five of the best (and worst) things about the nineties
Coming from the depths of the African jungle, I cut my teeth in British society during this decade.
To be a parent is to eat humble pie: 8 myths I believed before I became a mum
If there’s one thing that serves to humble me on a daily basis, it’s being a parent. One of the reasons for that is that things I vowed I’d never do before I became a mum tend to come back to haunt me…
The hamster and the covid test 🐹
Ok, so this isn’t one of my proudest parenting moments. But I’m going to share it because no doubt most of us all have to go through this rigmarole at some point in the next few months, and as well as being mildly amusing (only in hindsight, I assure you), let this be a warning not to promise rewards in the moment you aren’t willing to deliver on; you may regret it.
Kids making a mess?: Six reasons to let it go, for a while anyway
if you find odd socks and toast mixed in with your duplo once in a while, it’s fine. Sometimes disorder is beautiful too.
On the days you just want to go back to bed…
How do you make those groggy winter mornings a little more bearable? Here’s what we’ve tried these last few months…
The Goldilocks guide to parenting
This little piece is for every parent who feels they can never get things ‘just right.’ There might be a reason for that…