If I Was A Poet…..

I have become a bit obsessed with Erin Hanson on Pinterest recently (as any one who follows me will know after I pinned about seven pieces in five minutes a couple of weeks ago). She writes so beautifully. It’s exactly how I would love to write poetry, but I don’t have the words like Erin … [Read more…]

Are You Going To Try For A Girl?

Are you going to keep trying for a girl? Probably the most frustrating question I get asked as a parent (except the obligatory “how’s he sleeping“? He bloody isn’t. Thanks for asking though and reminding me of the fact I snatched three hours broken sleep last night). I have two gorgeous little boys who astound … [Read more…]

Words of the Week 25/08/2015

Nurturing and praising children has always been important to me, first as a teacher and then as a mummy. As a teacher, I’ve been given probably hundreds of pictures from school children to ‘take home and put on the fridge’ as one once said. But I never did put one on the fridge. Why? Because … [Read more…]

How Do I Feel About Parenting?

My big boy R turned 3 on Sunday – where has the time gone? And my little man A was 6 months old on Friday. This has made me reflect on my life with two children and with parenting in general (well, this and the wine!). And I think I can summarise it in two words;Overwhelming … [Read more…]