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It’s that time of year.  School is back on.  Here are 5 ways you know the new term is about to start. Uniform There is a heap of ...

I love watching the Olympics.  Inspirational people achieving superhuman feats of athleticism.  So inspired by Mo Farrah’s 10000m sprint, there was no holding me back on my weekly ...

It was the perfect summer’s day. The sun was shining and the world seemed a kinder place. When I dreamed of having children, I imagined the children giggling ...

I went back to basics this week. Armed with a tent, a naked flame and a tin kettle, I was armed and ready for my first ever family ...

How would you like to live in 5-star luxury 24 hours a day, 7 days a week?  Have a full-time cook, stylist, driver, dresser, and entertainer?  You won’t ...

Lego.  I have a love / hate relationship with those little multi-coloured bricks.  We always enjoyed our time with their chunky younger brother, Duplo.  You could knock up ...

It was my birthday last week.  The one day where I get to relax, put up my feet and get thoroughly spoilt. It’s just a shame my two ...

I think my brain has been indefinitely transformed into a mum brain.  As I saw my cats napping today my first thought was, ‘if they sleep now, they ...

It never ceases to amaze how totally grueling and punishing it is to be ill when you have children. It all started with Boy 1 and a nasty ...

I like to think that I am relatively in tune with the latest fashion.  If I am really lucky, I get two minutes to flick through a magazine ...

Please consider the following evidence. Exhibit A: They spill things Give them a drink and you can guarantee it will be knocked over the table in a matter ...

The school holidays always bring out the worst in me.  OK, so it isn’t all bad.  Despite neither of my boys grasping the concept of a lie-in, the ...

Leap Day. It only happens once every four years. For me, it’s now a very important day. My son is a Leap Day baby and will be celebrating ...

Wishing you a New Year filled with Peace, Love and of course a lot of laughter.  These are all things we have probably thought about while trying to ...

Every kid has had at least one-a moment when their pride can be surpassed by nothing else. Usually, as one would assume, those moments of pride accompany some ...

Despite my best intentions, my New Year resolutions are already slipping away into the abyss. I blame the children. They are so noisy it’s sometimes just too hard ...