A Toddler is a tricky beast at things concerning time. Their lack of punctuality is basically a crime. The concept of “a hurry” will fall mostly on deaf ears. And waiting for five minutes will feel more like twenty years. In general our small people don’t grasp time or what it’s for. So when it… Continue reading The Time According To Toddlers.
Couch to 5K – Time To Get This Cake-Muncher Moving! C25K is all about getting you from your couch to being able to run 5k. I like my couch. We go way back. It was there for me at that moment when Negan introduced us all to Lucille. And in Fortitude when Shirley did the… Continue reading C25K… and Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake #2
It no secret that I am a huge fan / bordering on groupie of Julia Donaldson and her incredible children’s books. They say that imitation is the ultimate form of flattery, which makes me very complimentary indeed as Supermum (A Parody of “Superworm”) is now my third parody of her work. I also need to mention… Continue reading Supermum. (A Parody of Julia Donaldon’s Superworm).
Those of you that have followed my blog for a while will know that we are slightly fanatical about our family holidays at Center Parcs. Each of their forest parks are a little piece of genuine parenting heaven. If you have been you will know that the subtropical swimming paradise is incredible. We particularly like… Continue reading The Changing Room Incident…
Less Cake. Moi? I know what you’re thinking. In fact my lovely blogfriends at Absolutely Prabulous & Shank You Very Much once heard me say something similar and said this: @HeatherKeet @rhymingwithwine @lisapomerantz @naptimenatter @Pickle_Mom that’s hilarious! Hold the front page. Dawn. Did. Not. Eat. Cake. — Absolutely Prabulous (@AbPrabulous) March 14, 2017 You see… Continue reading Maybe Just A Touch Less Cake? #1
How do you know if you’re addicted? Many of you that read this post will be bloggers yourselves. You are already fully paid up citizens of Blogland. You get it. But do you ever wonder how far your #bloglove will take you? Is your phone now an additional limb? Have you started to speak… Continue reading 10 Signs That You’re Addicted To Blogging.
The night was dark and silent as the small hand ticked past four. The house was filled with nothing but the hubby’s peaceful snore. When piercing through the darkness came a terrifying shriek, I startled to my senses far too zombified speak. Unconsciously shot upright as my feet swung to the floor, And padded automatically… Continue reading A Rather Rude Awakening…
A subtle change has happened, since I morphed into a mum. And sometimes I don’t recognise the woman I’ve become? I half suspect I’m past it now, and question it a lot, And wonder if I’ve got “it” still? Concluding – I have not. For instance, not too long ago.. I uttered “bants” at work.… Continue reading #pretrending
You could never have know, what your purpose would be, As you started your life as the seed of a tree. Warm sunshine shone down onto rich gentle earth, And a singular shoot marked your mystical birth. You grappled to reach through the soil, for the sky, Rooted firmly in place as the world… Continue reading To Twiggy…. The Stick.
January – Do not eat chocolate. Chocolate is The Devil’s work. Except for left over Christmas chocolate, which should be eaten in the spirit of New Year’s Resolution to not be extreme, and to be responsible and balanced, and eat all things in moderation. 5th January – Realise that you are not very good at… Continue reading The Calendar According To Chocolate.