Category: Kids! Who’d have them?

A Day at the Farm aka Lowering my expectations

A Day at the Farm aka Lowering my expectations

Is there anything better than the first lazy Monday of the school holidays? It’s 10.35am and I’m sat in my pjs with…

They grow up so fast

They grow up so fast

The other day, Moogle brought home a consent form from school for an upcoming school trip to an Under-10 theme park.  Parents…

A Letter to Moogle on her 5th birthday

A Letter to Moogle on her 5th birthday

Dear Moogle Today is your 5th birthday.  5 whole years!  I really don’t know where the time has gone.  You are growing…

The 10 (Unofficial) Commandments of Parenting

The 10 (Unofficial) Commandments of Parenting

Thus spaketh me – to be taken with a sizeable pinch of salt…. 1 – Thou shalt not worship false parenting gurus.…

How we survived the chicken pox

How we survived the chicken pox

As a parent, you always know that your time will come. You can try not to think about it, dodge it for…

Stop trying to compete…

Stop trying to compete…

I read a, hmmmm, interesting article today on the mighty Facebook, from a man defending his wife’s decision to be a “stay-at-home…

Oh, pants!

Oh, pants!

I recently started following another blog “Laptop on the Ironing Board” after stumbling across the this post.  It made my laugh so…