Category: Parenting and life

How not to do the festive season: Christmas disasters

This is a collaborative post: The worst Christmas that I remember, certainly the coldest, was back before I had kids in December 2009. Having bought and moved into a new house in the summer, we had decided to take the front room door off, as it had been hung in …

An eighth birthday, an owl cake and a royally f*cked back

It’s not very often that you’ll find me drinking on my own on a Monday, and even less often that I’ll write something as personal as this, but today has been particularly shit so please forgive me on both counts. I’m taking inspiration from my dear friend Jamie, aka Daddy …

A mega Christmas gift guide for eight year old girls

Disclaimer: This gift guide contains items I was sent free of charge for inclusion, but words and pictures are mine. This post contains affiliate links, see more information here. You can enter the giveaways at the bottom of this post. It’s that time of year again! Well actually, it’s my daughter’s 8th …