I will start this by saying I’m not exactly a loser mum. Though I’m not exactly a winner mum either. This is my kid’s fault. At the grand old ages of five, two and four months old, my kids aren’t best at anything. They’re not on any spelling teams, no junior sports squads, not out … More Me. Winning At Sport’s Day
You didn’t need politics if you were looking for chaos, tough choices, risky gambles and ineffective leadership this morning. You only needed to come to our house. It had not been a good night. A combination of a hungry baby, tickly cough and maddening synchronised loo breaks, meant that Andrew and I had been up … More Cor-Blimey-Theresa-Dismay-Stormyn-Corbyn
I woke up this morning to the news that six people, which later rose to seven, had died as a result of the London Bridge attack last night. My children are only three months old, two and five. So I haven’t had to do what so many other parents of older children have. I haven’t … More A Mum’s Response to the London Bridge Attack
My boys love dancing. And I love that they love dancing, especially because they’re boys. I don’t want them to grow out of it, to suddenly decide it’s for girls, so I take every opportunity to get them on their feet. We have a screw-in disco light, a ginormous speaker, and a range of all … More Toddler Groups: Not Shit
My husband is not a fan of rabbits. Firstly because he is a farmer and secondly because they are wrecking our garden. Rabbits are the main reason he bought himself an air-rifle for his 40th birthday, although he is yet to actually shoot any. The Easter Bunny was not due at our house yesterday. Although … More The Easter Bunny is Dead; Long Live the Easter Bunny
So, it turns out there is a way to fill the time now Tom Hardy’s Taboo has finished. You can have a baby! Yes, really. Little Edie arrived a month ago, which is just as well because not only is Tom Hardy not around anymore, my boys haven’t said anything sexist for ages and this … More A Baby Girl: What We’ve Learnt
So y’know I did a blog about Valentine’s Day last week and why it was stupid? I might have got it wrong. A few days afterwards Raffy came home with a card from nursery, made from his hand-print. The women who look after him at nursery had read the blog, yet still they let him … More Valentine’s Day: A Retraction?