Life – Funny Stuff

Life, Love and Dirty Dishes is mainly about parenting.  Living life with small people and the situations we find ourselves in.  Life refers to the funny stuff.  If becoming a parent has taught me anything, it’s enjoying simple pleasures and having a sense of humour about things.  How else would we survive the poonamis and the tantrums?  If you’ve stumbled into this category I hope these posts make you laugh and brighten your day a little.

The Lego Years

My Love Hate Relationship With Multi Coloured Bricks  Toys come and go, some stick around longer than others, some are a 5 minute wonder. Right now we are in the midst of the Lego years.   For the last three years the big one is into Lego in a big way.  He thinks it is awesome (do […] Read more…

Don’t Wake The Baby!

So it’s 4:00am and you have just spent the last hour trying to soothe your crying baby back into the land of nod.  Whether it’s teething, snotty noses or just being wide awake for no apparent reason, you have sung, stroked and rocked and tried all the tricks in the book to settle them.  All […] Read more…

Kept in the dark

Did you spend Saturday night reminiscing about how the clocks going back used to mean an extra hour of partying in your finest, or a delicious extra hour under the duvet?  All the while knowing that those days are gone and your extra hour will be spent negotiating with your children to go back to […] Read more…

Stress Head

It’s been a busy few weeks with lots of changes in my house.  Lots of change means lots to do and lots to stress about. H has started school which he is loving, but it has been a gradual start.  The first week he did three mornings until 12, the second week 5 mornings until […] Read more…

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