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the curse of the mummy bag

The Curse of the Mummy Bag

Some people love shoes.  For me it’s bags.  I love bags.  In my life before children I created a beautiful collection of much-loved bags.  Sadly these days my beautiful bags rarely see the light of day.  Mainly because they are far too small for the amount of small people stuff I carry around with me, […] Read more…

Are you an OCD Parent?

We all have a few Obsessive Compulsive Disorder tendencies.  My husband is actually infamous on our street for checking he has locked the house at least 10 times before we leave.  This normally involves getting out of the car to check and has also seen him reverse back on the driveway approximately 30 seconds after […] Read more…

Mummy Injuries

The little one is 16 Months old.  Not a tiny baby anymore, yet not quite a toddler.  He’s at that precarious in-between stage.  Climbing without knowing the consequences, running when he’s not yet got enough miles under the belt walking.  There are bumps and bruises a plenty. Mainly mine. There are many hazards to owning […] Read more…

mummy friends

Mummy Friends: 10 Reasons You Need Them

Let me start my saying I hate the term “Mummy Friends”.  It conjures up a stereotypical image of catty and judgemental women competing with each other through their children. Definition of Mummy Friends – Friends you have met since becoming a Mummy who are also Mummy’s themselves. I have Mummy Friends.  But they are intelligent, funny, […] Read more…

Rookie Parenting Mistakes

You know those perfect parents, the one’s that get everything right, and their children are little angels? No?  Me neither.  Show me a parent who hasn’t made any mistakes and I’ll show you some pants on fire.  It makes no difference whether they are pretty french knickers, Bridget Jones Granny Pants, or David Beckham briefs. […] 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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