family · Motherhood · Parenting · Poem · Rhyme

For The Teachers, As Miss Tot Graduates Reception Class.

For carpet time, for show and tell, for glitter, paint and glue. For Biff and Chip and Kipper, not forgetting Floppy too. For number bonds and phonics and for counting up in fives, For funky camels, disco stars and Christmassy hand-jives. For building tiny characters and cheering on their wins. For making cardboard spaceships with… Continue reading For The Teachers, As Miss Tot Graduates Reception Class.

family · Humour · Parenting · Rhyme

We Need To Talk About the Conditions of my Imprisonment …And Other Funny Parenting Stories

Hey. Frazzled parent. I’m talking to you. YOU: Stealth eating Smarties whilst hid in the loo. Yes you – that is always a teensy bit late, As you spin half the world and its chores on a plate. YOU: that scrolls Insta and lets out a sigh, Whilst secretly poking “#blessedmum” in the eye. You… Continue reading We Need To Talk About the Conditions of my Imprisonment …And Other Funny Parenting Stories

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Looking for #DreamTeam Bloggers Linky?

  Hi! via GIPHY Thanks for popping by!  If you’re looking to link up with #DreamTeam please click here to link with Annette of 3 Little Buttons or Heather of Shank You Very Much.  Annette and Heather will be welcoming some brilliant new guest hosts over the next few weeks.  Hop over to their blogs for all… Continue reading Looking for #DreamTeam Bloggers Linky?

Humour · Parenting · Rhyme

Ode to being Perpetually Late…

You know that mum that stands in line at school quite perfectly? The one that’s there in loads of time? Yeah that one: That’s not me! I try my best each single day to make it there with ease. I’m out of bed at 6am precisely thank-you-please!? I start each day composed and calm and… Continue reading Ode to being Perpetually Late…

family · Parenting · Review · Rhyme

All About The Happies for International Day of Happiness!

. “What day is it?” “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. ― A.A. Milne, Winnie the Pooh People often ask me when I started writing poems, and the truth is I’ve written them for as long as I can remember. Before the blog my rhyming ramblings were written into cards as a… Continue reading All About The Happies for International Day of Happiness!