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.
As soon as the first one pops out of your tum, The world wants to know when the next one will come!? ‘Who will she play with though each Christmas Day?’ And ‘Give her a playmate!’ the *lovely* folk say. But then once you’re seen with a bump AND a tot. The tone seems to… Continue reading The Thing About Siblings…
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
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?
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…
Hellooo! Is anyone else up to their knees in fluffy chicks, bonnets and glitter carrots? I mean glitter carrots? Who even knew they were a thing? This is our first Easter with a little one in school and we are awash with pastel paints and shredded tissue, ready to skip through a week of chocolate… Continue reading #DreamTeam Linky – Week 99!
Hello! Are you all OK? Dusted off the snow for the second time? *Grumpy face* via GIPHY You’ll be pleased to know that we are a SNOW-FREE ZONE here at DreamTeam so you can pull off those wellies and grab a mini egg. This week we’re hosted by Annette of 3 Little Buttons, Heather of Shank… Continue reading #DreamTeam Linky – Week 98
It’s that #DreamTeam time of week again! Annette of 3 Little Buttons, Nicola of All Things Spliced and I have the virtual kettle on for you! The linky sofa is ready for you to bring your favourite post and we’re looking forward to another week of fantastic reads! Here’s the link up and how it works: #DREAMTEAM LINKY… Continue reading #DreamTeam Linky – Week 97
. “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!
Yay! March is here at last! #TheBeastFromTheEast has finally shuffled off and we can get back to stocking up on choccy eggs! On a serious note though, hope that all of you stayed safe and warm last week. I don’t know how you’re all feeling but I for one am ready for a bit of… Continue reading #DreamTeam Linky – Week 96