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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A memorable date…

I’m pretty sure that there’s an episode of Sex and the City where Samantha realises half way through doing the deed that she had already slept with the same guy years before. He had remembered, she hadn’t.   Well I have recently had the PG rated […]

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I’ve started running.

    I know, that wasn’t three words I thought I’d ever see written down in my blog. Well unless it was ‘I’ve started running for the ice cream van’ or ‘I’ve started running out of gin’ or ‘I’ve started running away from my dates’. […]

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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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An alternative Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day everyone, or Mothering Sunday if you’re the traditional type! I hope you’ve all managed to get a lie in (what that means with the clocks going forward I don’t actually know), some version of breakfast in bed and have been presented with […]

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