Test of parenting

This past 7 days has been a massive test of parenting! BBG collapsed in an episode on Sunday while outside on the patio. Sadly she fell wrong. Dad made her move her arm, watched as she played and saw that she was able to play and move her arm and hand ok. He put her…

How do you keep pregnancy special

Unless you’ve been in space this last few months you probably would know about Kylie Jenner and the whole, is she pregnant, isn’t she pregnant. She finally announced she had given birth to a little girl on 1st February. It made me think what do we keep quiet while pregnant about, do we/ should we…

Mummy Keeping Up With the Joneses

As a Mum I can’t believe how competitive Mums are. It seems you can’t go anywhere without someone saying their kids are better or their parenting skills are perfect. You go to a baby class and the mums are talking about the organic home made dinners that they make and purée down for their babies…

Can we really have it all?

I’ve been thinking about whether we can really have it all.   Can we really; be a parent have a career have a good relationship with the partner have a social life have hobbies     Are there enough hours in the day/week/month/year?   Do we have enough energy to at the end of the…

Educational Worksheets

I was recently approached by Education.com to review their educational worksheets. I chose to do the Autumn Subtraction Worksheet with MO. This was perfect and so simple to use that MO once we explained how to use the sheet, sat and worked through everything by himself. It gave him independence and completely boosted his self…

Date Days 

I haven’t written for my Looking After Mum section for awhile. I haven’t been looking after myself and so felt like I couldn’t sit and be hypocritical.  Tonight however I feel rejuvenated, and why is this I hear you ask? Date days! In my calendar I have now marked out 4 date days between now…

Kids do the funniest things

So as many of you have read I’ve been feeling quite overwhelmed and  low recently. So I decided to write a more upbeat blog post today. Kids do and say the funniest things, so I have been thinking about what my kids have done in the last week or 2 that made me smile!  Here…