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.
A parenting parody based on Julia Donaldson’s brilliant children’s book Day Monkey Night Monkey. The light shone bright at the playgroup, ‘I’m Right’ Mummy sat sipping tea. She tutted and growled as ‘My Way’ Mummy scowled, And thought ‘She should do it like me!’ My Way Mummy tried not to notice, That I’m Right Mummy… Continue reading ‘I’m Right’ Mummy, ‘My Way’ Mummy. A Parody.
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
I am a tremendous fan of Julia Donaldson, and so naturally my kids both are too as I have a certain amount of say over which books make it into Santa’s sleigh each year. My recent parody of her brilliant book A Squash and a Squeeze, has proven to be my most popular post to… Continue reading The Snail and the Fail.
This week’s #Cheers series rhyming genius comes from a very exciting blogger mum that makes programmes for the actual telly! She’s currently taking a bit of a maternity “break”(I use the term loosely) to look after her two gorgeous little ones, and a few weeks ago she made her blogging debut as Media Mummy.… Continue reading Mummy Can You Play With Me? – A #Cheers! Guest Post by Media Mummy
September is birthday month for our two tots. They were both lucky enough to receive lots of amazing presents, and we had a fantastic time watching them excitedly open all of their shiny new toys *coughs*. So I thought it might be nice to dedicate a little poem about our experiences to the wonderful and very… Continue reading To the “Lovely” People that Package Toys:
Welcome to another fabulous #Cheers series guest post. #Cheers is where I like to showcase the rhyming talents of some of the very best and loveliest bloggers in bloggerland, and this week I am proud to share with you a cracker from the very talented Michelle of Words & Rhyme blog. Michelle shares her experiences… Continue reading Farewell to my Cleavage – A Guest Post by Words & Rhyme
A recent change in my hours at work has meant that Mstr Tot will be starting at his big sister’s wonderful nursery for one day every week. Today is the first time that I will have to leave him. To My Little Man’s New Me… Today I might be tearful as we walk up to… Continue reading To My Little Man’s New ‘Me’…
Welcome to the 16th post in the #Cheers! Series! Those of you that have popped by my site before will know that I am a tiny bit obsessed with rhyming. #Cheers! is a series of rhyming guest posts that I am honoured to share, mostly with a parenting theme, from some of the most talented… Continue reading Doctor Doctor – A Guest Post by Day 48
A poem for my little lady on her fourth birthday. My gorgeous little lady, you’re now celebrating four. In less than half a blink it’s somehow birthday time once more!? I’m not sure where the time’s gone as you’re still brand new to me! But what a year of magic we have had since… Continue reading Now You Are Four….