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Peace at last

It’s Friday night, just before 10pm.  The children have been in bed, asleep, for about two hours during which time we have tidied up the various toy explosions and dinner debris, eaten our own dinner and basically tried to squeeze in our entire adult life (watching TV, mainly). Knowing that …

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 …

The big one goes back to (pre)school

Today was the first day back at preschool. Up until 8.30 this morning, when I figured I would save my potential shame at the school gates and rang to check (providing much amusement to the person who answered the phone) I wasn’t 100% sure if it would be, having no …

Going into London with the kids: 6 lessons learned

Beware: This might put you off leaving the house with children, ever. VTech are one of our favourite toy brands. I say ‘our’, I mean ‘my kids’, because they do tend to have a lot of buttons which, when pressed, say a lot of things. This often happens when they’re …

The day we were shamed on the internet

The other day, my husband came home from walking our family dog, which he does three times a day.  He said he’d come across an older lady in the woods with her dogs, one of her dogs – a big, old one – had grumbled or snapped and they’d had …

Date night! Marrieds hit the town

It was writing up the events of the most exciting weekend ever that put this in my mind. This was a few weeks ago now, but the memory is still fresh. We don’t get out much as a couple, my husband and I. The last time we had a babysitter …

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