Best Friends Forever

Best Friends Forever

As a blogger  and social media fanatic, it’s hard to escape key events in the parenting calendar. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock out of the loop, the last two weeks have been all about primary school places. I’ve celebrated and commiserated,...
Friday Favourites – April 2015

Friday Favourites – April 2015

This little Friday Favourites slot is fast becoming a strong focus for my month. Sharing great content and not keeping it to myself is an important part of blogging for me. Sharing is caring, right? Last week, I found myself on the receiving end of this sentiment,...
Finding a New Dog / Dogs Trust

Finding a New Dog / Dogs Trust

We didn’t have very much planned for the first week of the Easter holidays. I declared it to be ‘a quiet one’ which was met with much groans by my three but hey, us mums know best. Always. The one thing we did arrange, was to spend one morning with...
Are You A Proper Mum?

Are You A Proper Mum?

Having slipped over in the shower the previous evening, The Teenager woke on Friday morning with a wrist that looked like it was fighting a serious case of Elephantiasis. She rarely complains about anything, so I knew that it must be bad. As I hadn’t been to...
Photo of the Week 16 / A New Craze?

Photo of the Week 16 / A New Craze?

A new sign went up not so long ago ‘Family Golf Course Opening Spring 2015‘. We scoffed a little, thinking there was no way on earth that the promised new golf course would be open in time for the school holidays – there was no evidence of any work...
One Day

One Day

Dear Mum with young children, I’ve seen you, wrestling your pre-schooler off the swing at the park, trying to explain that he does not have exclusive rights and that there is in fact a number of children waiting their turn. I remember it well. I’ve seen...
Surprise! Three Years and I’m Still here….

Surprise! Three Years and I’m Still here….

Well whad’ya know? Last week this little piece of cyberspace celebrated its third birthday *blows out candles*. If you’ve ever taken up a hobby that you simply adore, then you will understand when I say that I cannot remember life before this blog. Like...
Photo of the Week 15 / And Breathe

Photo of the Week 15 / And Breathe

We were invited to look round our local Dogs Trust centre this week. It was a visit that I had put off all term because our lives were just beyond busy and I couldn’t see how we were ever going to fit it into our usual hectic weekend schedule. Let me just tell...