To all those who have ever braved a supermarket with a toddler. *Salutes* We’ve generally done all our shopping online, And up to a point it has suited us fine. But for ACTUAL shopping there’s much to be said. It’s nice to browse broccoli and fondle the bread. With The Big One at playgroup my… Continue reading The Supermarket Incident…
This is the very first house you would meet, As we brought you inside in your new carry seat. This is the place you would know as your home, Where you learned to roll over, to crawl and to roam. This is the lounge which was ALL jumperoo, On that very first Christmas. (Still too… Continue reading Home Sweet Home.
Dear daughter…. I’m sorry to tell you this way, But a hideous crime was committed today. You discovered yourself as you went in the bin. *deep breath* That a piece of your artwork had somehow got in?? Half in shock, and perplexed as to how it got there! I was stuck without words, only able… Continue reading The Monster That Lives In The Bin…
Those of you that link up with our #DreamTeam linky will have no doubt come across the brilliant Health & Fitness blogger Steven Lea of Fitdadz.com. I have been drawn to his posts as I love his fad-free, no nonsense tips. Most of which are subtle and easily introduced into what is quite frankly a… Continue reading Steven Lea – Health & Fitness Blogger – A Guest Post
Tom’s Storytime – an interactive story site for little readers and listeners: Are you sitting comfortably? Then I shall begin! If your little ones are anything like mine they will be all about the stories. Nothing makes their eyes sparkle quite so much as the promise of a new story, and the chance to go… Continue reading Tom’s Storytime – Are You Ready For An Adventure?
A brand new and sparkly tag has just hit Blogland from the brilliant comedy geniuses Fran and James. Together they are the keepers of the chortles over at #YouHaveToLaugh, and they have very kindly tagged me in to share my version of some stuff! 1) Fill in the gap: Before I had children I… Continue reading The #YouHaveToLaugh Tag
I think it’s fair to say that most of us bloggers can get a bit stat-obsessed. I recently read this incredible post by the lovely Sally that runs Meet Other Mums. (If you haven’t heard of it please pop by. It’s a brilliant site that helps mums find their own mum friends and we all… Continue reading The Stat Race.
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).