Tag: lists

Not feeling festive? Ten reasons to embrace your inner Bah-Humbug

In case you hadn’t realised, Christmas is just around the corner. Go back five years and I probably wouldn’t even have had the tree up by now, let alone be panicking about having presents wrapped. Actually they’d still be at the Amazon depot waiting for me to pull my finger …

Twenty reasons to have twenty children

The Radfords, a seemingly nice but clearly a little bit (a lot) crazy couple, have just announced the birth of their 20th child. Congrats, guys! I didn’t get a gift cos, you know, you probably have everything already. I suspect you know who I’m talking about; if not, they are …

Ten reasons that being an adult is better than being a child

A few weeks ago, my daughter caught me eating pizza for breakfast. I’d been out the evening before and was feeling slightly delicate. Partly through alcohol consumption because I never learn but mainly through lack of sleep, which makes everything more fun. While I was out, Doug had pizza delivered, …

The top ten worst poos parents have to deal with

New parents can get a bit obsessive about poo. When did they have their last one? What colour was it? What consistency? Quick, this is one I’ve not seen before, google the Babycentre Poo Chart! Nope, shit isn’t glamorous at all, but dealing with poo is something that bonds parents around …

Camping it up in style: Top tips for camping this summer

For some, the word camping can bring to mind a lovely, wholesome family holiday.  For others, the mere mention of a tent can make them shudder to their very core. I’m afraid that I fall into the latter category; a combination of childhood memories and too-much-alcohol-not-enough-planning teenage festival experiences have …

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