T x S 2

My baby girl is 8 tomorrow. I’m currently trying to ignore all the clichéd mum questions in my head of “how did this happen”, “you were only born five minutes ago”, etc etc. View Full Post

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This week the school are doing an initiative to get kids walking more. The idea is that pupils wear sparkly, bright shoes to highlight being active and encourage them in the process. Which is all well and good, until someone (ahem, me) goes and gets the day wrong.

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T x S 2

At the beginning of your parenting journey, I think it’s safe to say that the main things preoccupying your mind are pushchairs, nursery decor and names. As much as these matter, the reality brings totally different challenges, and immeasurable joy too. View Full Post

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Here’s a picture of me at the beginning of chaotic half term week; looking calm, but with lots of help and being hosted by a friend who was supplying copious amounts of caffeine. That motherhood notion of juggling it all and winning? I prefer the idea of trying to work out how best to move forward when we do drop the ball/s, as this mysterious multi-tasking concept seems pretty far fetched and one that I think can breed feelings of inadequacy.

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Since the kids have been back at school, we’ve returned to the impossible task of finding out information about their days. As soon as they come home, I ask “what have you done today?”, to be met with “eurgh, can’t remember”. Seriously fellow parents, please tell me I’m not alone in this?

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