One school year down…13 more to go.

Well that’s it. First year of school done and over. We’ve managed vaguely clean uniforms everyday. We were only late that one day where I turned my alarm off in my sleep (oops). We have had no major injuries, but about 432 minor scrapes and […]

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Am I making the most of my day?

I was just lamenting to myself how much I dislike work at the moment, and that it’s really unfair that I have to spend the majority of my week there. And then I paused. I officially work 30.75 hours a week…although granted, on a bad […]

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I’m sorry I’m the mum you hate. 

I’ve recently realised that I’m one of those mum’s. I sewed buttons and cuffs on one of Charlotte’s dresses and hunted down gold balloons so she could be Veruca Salt for Reading Week’s fancy dress day. I sent my daughter to school on Red Nose […]

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Road Trip to the National Space Centre

Charlotte and I had a well deserved day out yesterday. We had nothing planned for the weekend and, because Charlotte’s theme at school is Space and because we’ve watched, what seems like 101 experiments with Tim Peake and Chris Hadfield on YouTube over the past […]

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Dropping the F-bomb.

I’m holding my hands up…I’m a sweary mum. I TRY my hardest to keep it clean whilst Charlotte is around but if some knobhead (oops) cuts me up in traffic I am likely to call him (or her) out on it at high volume and […]

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Sayonara 2016, welcome 2017.

Happy new year everyone. I hope you had a good one last night, whatever that may mean.  Despite being childfree, I spent the evening at my best friends house and drank absolutely nothing. I got back home just as Big Ben chimed on the car […]

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First days of school.

We’re three days in so I think I can officially say we’ve survived school so far!! (OK, so officially they’ve only been half days and I’ve been working from home but we’re both still alive so please indulge me!) So far, to date, we have […]

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