Ten Parenting Lies We Tell Ourselves

In my almost three years of parenting I’ve learnt that child-rearing mainly consists of cleaning up shit, wondering what to cook for dinner and lying. And it’s not just the lies you tell your kids – “oh sorry they just don’t make ice-cream on Wednesdays” – or the ones you tell …

10 Things I Hate About Soft Play – The Sleep Thief’s Mummy Guest Post

I’m so excited to be hosting my first guest post and even more excited that it’s by Donna over at The Sleep Thief’s Mummy. Donna rants about everyday life with 2.4 children (whatever that even means) and 2 immortal cats. We’ve been knocking about Facebook together for a little while now and I …

Why is my family not big enough for you?

This wasn’t the post I was planning to write today but this morning I finally got round to reading Jennifer Aniston’s ‘For the Record’ blog for Huffington Post about the constant rumours surrounding  the fullness of her womb. This led to me reading another article about the societal pressure women …

My Favourite Things – Challenge Accepted (Part 1)

I love a good challenge and as this week is my two month blog-iversary I thought I would take part in my first blog challenge. And where better to start than with Mumzilla’s ‘5 of my favourite things’ challenge? Now as anyone who has read this blog over the last two …