Category: Parenting and life

Drunk Shopping part 2: Because apparently we never learn

If you’re a regular reader, you may remember this recent post about drunk shopping; the latest trend for people with a smartphone, alcohol and not enough self control. It seems drunk shopping is the gift that keeps on giving! …So welcome to the second post. The people in our group are …

The Bounty lady: Should sales reps be allowed on maternity wards?

When I was pregnant, I happily signed up for my Bounty pack. I did it for the freebies, which turned out to be pretty disappointing; one fingernail’s worth of Sudocrem, six water wipes and a lot of instantly-recycled leaflets. Even now, five years on, I am still receiving spam emails …

Drunk shopping: When Amazon ‘one click’ is not your friend

We’ve all done stupid things when drunk, massively tired or otherwise not of sound mind. I mean, not me. Obviously. I’ve never fallen over, or left my mobile in a taxi, or completely forgotten who I’m talking to, or serenaded a room full of strangers with a song I couldn’t actually remember …

Ten ways to get a totally hashtaggable dream #instahome

It seems that bloggers who show you how to clean and present your house are startlingly popular at the moment; I’m talking ‘15,000 likes on a picture of a grey sofa on Instagram’ popular. I admit, obsessive cleanliness isn’t really my thing. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t like living …

Mums on the school run: You v The Daily Mail Etiquette Expert

I actually shudder to share this as it’s from the Daily Mail, every rancid Brexiteer’s favourite hate-rag, but it made me laugh and I thought that perhaps you would enjoy it. If you can face clicking on the link here, you can read in all its glory the poorly-written advice …