When I planned to be a parent I thought I had it sussed, And I’d never need to tell them… Read more Lies I Tell My Children
I have been really bad at updating this place. There are loads of reasons (excuses!) for this. I work in… Read more Bad Mum Magazine
I see you at the school gate It’s your little one’s first day. I can tell you’re feeling anxious But… Read more I See You At The School Gate
Lots of first time mothers (and fathers) are frightened of childbirth. I can’t blame them, in all honesty; in fact,… Read more There’s No Epidural For Motherhood.
I braved the soft play today. I normally try to avoid this particular corner of Parent World at all costs,… Read more Soft Play Shenanigans, or Lessons for Life?
It’s the day before Christmas, the house is a tip! I’m nowhere near ready, I’m in need of a kip.… Read more ‘Twas The Night Before Christmas – A Busy Mother’s Perspective
Address: Off London Road, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4JF Website: Here We’re frequent visitors to Audley End. The kids absolutely… Read more Audley End House and Gardens
Love this illustration from Axel Scheffler, the illustrator behind the Gruffalo, for the Guardian, to demonstrate his support for Britain… Read more The Brusselo
Let’s hear it for the Fathers, The Daddies, Papas and Pops. Even though they snore and fart They’re generally the… Read more Let’s hear it for the Fathers
Laura Bourne explains the horror of HG, and explains how ‘helpful’ advice just makes her sick. “Have you tried ginger?”… Read more Hyperemesis Gravadarum – Yes, I’ve Tried Ginger.