There would appear to be two camps when it comes to the Summer Holidays; those parents who L O V E them, who can’t tell you enough how much they love spending time with their children; then there are those who visibly shudder at the mention of it, and who dread six continuous weeks with […]Read More Summer Holidays: Love them or Loathe them? Here’s How I Manage them…
I am VERY aware that I have been a right old moaning Minnie on this blog lately, so today I’m going with what makes me happy…… CHRISTMAS! If there is one time of year guaranteed to cheer me up, it’s Christmas-time. Summer is brilliant, when the weather is great…but this is the UK, so, ‘nuff […]Read More The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
Now, ‘Return to Work’ used to be an interview I did with each colleague after a period of absence, to make sure they were fit to return to work and that there were no underlying problems. If only my ‘Return to Work’ were so straightforward. I had NO IDEA how difficult it would be to return to […]Read More Return to Work
I think I’m ready to go back to work…or at least do some kind of work. I never planned to be a SAHM, it’s just kind of how it went, and I’ve done it for 2 ½ years now. I think I’ve had enough. I’m a bit bored. I’m not really a Mumsy-Mum. I miss […]Read More What About ME?
Everyone is familiar with the Martyr Mummy; the ones who do everything for their kids. Who put them first. Who go without so that their kids can benefit. Who believe that their children are the number one priority in everything. Oh no. Sorry. That’s most mothers. I think most normal (if such a word is […]Read More The Martyr Mother
Is it always wrong to tell a lie? I remember when I was growing up that my Mum said sometimes it was ok to tell a ‘white’ lie, you know, the one where you tell a lie to be polite, like saying dinner at a friend’s house was delicious, when in fact you would have […]Read More White Lies
I went through a bit of a weird patch after I had The Big Little Man. I really struggled to find my groove. Who was I? What did I like to do? A lot of that was to do with PND, but on the most shallow side of it, was what I was wearing. […]Read More Finding my Groove