So This Is Parenting

Super Mum Skills

Superhero Skills

I may look like an ordinary Mum to you in my standard issue leggings and mum bun.  But truth be told there’s more to this mum than meets her dark circled eyes.  I have actual superhero skills. These arms may not serve me well on the monkey bars in the park, but they posses a […] Read more…

The Parenting Lottery

Last Monday I was staring out of the window at the torrential rain wishing for it to stop before my fourth school run of the day, (that’s more than enough reasons to hate Monday’s right there) and I found myself daydreaming of a warmer climate and sand between my toes. Of course such a fantasy […] Read more…

The Parenting CV

  Curriculum Vitae of Mama / Mummy / Mum Education: Pushing around a doll in a pram and changing a Tiny Tears doll’s nappy. The sex education classes that taught me how to make a baby and gave me free tampons. Watching Three Men and a Baby about 200 times in my adolescence. Antenatal Classes.  Although […] Read more…

not my finest parenting moment

Not My Finest Parenting Moment

There are many many moments with my kids where I have a kind of out-of-body experience.  I see myself and wonder ‘what the hell am I doing?’ These moments aren’t when I’m dressed as a cowboy having a disco in the lounge and singing along to One Direction.  Those are the normal moments.  I’m talking […] Read more…

Parenting Organisational Skills

I’ve always been quite an organised person, but becoming a parent brings a whole new meaning to the term organised, that requires a whole new set of organisational skills. September is one of my favourite times of year.  The start of the new academic year always feels like the time to get organised.  I love […] Read more…

House Rules

I have this sign in my house.  House Rules.  I love the sentiment behind it. Although in reality I don’t think the house rules are that straightforward or clear-cut.  In fact there seem to be many sub-clauses and loopholes to the house rules…     Love One Another Even when you think I am being […] Read more…

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