So This Is Parenting

The Things That Parents Google

Before becoming a parent I googled normal things like; How many calories in a glass of wine?   Pictures of Gerard Butler.  Where is Andy Crane now? Since becoming a parent my google history has changed somewhat, and I have found that the things that parents google are normally strange and often hilarious. I myself […] Read more…

laundry day problems

Laundry Day Problems

Back when our household consisted of me and the husband, I used to have a laundry day. Two loads on a Saturday between pottering around the house and going out for a bit of lunch and some retail therapy.  Now that two have become four, every day is laundry day, and it’s a never ending […] Read more…

Tag Team Parenting

I feel like I am in a constant game of tag.  There are 4 years between my boys, which right now means that what interests one, doesn’t interest the other.  So keeping them both happy at the same time involves a lot of ingenuity and a few miracles.  When the miracles are in short supply […] Read more…

the chickenpox house

The Chickenpox House

Last month Big got the Chickenpox.  I would love to tell you that we all coped brilliantly with a week of confinement, that there was much baking and crafts and we all thoroughly enjoyed each others company.  It didn’t exactly happen that way…  Day One in the Chickenpox House Mummy is awoken at an ungodly […] Read more…

Badges of Honour

First smiles, the first time they sleep through the night, first steps, first day at school.  All big milestones for our little ones. But what about the parents? What about the milestones we reach?  What about the crap that no one warns you about?  The first Poonami.  That one’s traumatic.  There are things as parents […] Read more…

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