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Six parents you will meet at soft play

Like any parent who happens to be hanging on to the loose threads of their sanity, I loathe soft play with every fibre of my being.  It’s sticky, it’s sweaty, it’s noisy. The tea (or coffee if that’s your bag) is crap and when you finally manage to remove your …

Things that Daddy is better at than me

What is it with kids? I spend all day feeding them, dealing with their tantrums, wiping various sticky substances from their hands, mouths and bottoms, and basically making sure they don’t injure or kill themselves and yet when daddy gets home from work, it is like I don’t exist. Mummy …

Small children v dogs: What are the similarities?

At some point in the future I will introduce you properly to the family mascot; our resident pooch. He is a disloyal, food stealing, baby waking, neighbour visiting, smelly trip hazard… but for some reason we keep him around. The dog came to live with us a year or so …

Ten uses for baby wipes

This morning, I cleaned my entire bathroom floor with baby wipes. I had hoovered that morning, but there were little dusty bits in the corners that wouldn’t shift and they were there taunting me while I was having a wee, so before you know it, rather than going downstairs and …

Boy babies v girl babies

After writing this post earlier in the week about the horrific gender inequality that is the rubbish clothes available for baby boys, I thought I would delve further into the differences I have observed between the sexes.  These are, obviously, huge generalisations; as I have already pointed out, having one girl and …

Things I don’t have time for now I have kids

I have already done a post outlining what I do all day.  This one is about things I don’t do. Being a mum is a funny old thing. Never in my life have I been so busy, yet moved so damn slowly. By the time each day comes to a …

Ten alternative milestone cards for babies

Milestone Cards, if you haven’t seen them, are given to baby to hold when they learn to sit, stand and get a tooth, before taking a proud photo for the album. They actually make a lovely gift for an expectant parent, however it would have to be one more organised and …

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