Sun, sea and the single mum.

Our daughters are playing together and I attempt a smile but apparently you don’t see me.  We are sitting close to one another at dinner whilst I sit on my own for the fifth night in a row so our daughters can eat in the […]

Read more

Just the two of us.

(Due to dodgy wifi this post has a time delay!) We’re off! I’m being brave and taking Charlotte on a holiday – abroad – just us two ?I’m not sure how we’re going to cope! We actually spend A LOT of time apart so a […]

Read more

Back to basics for us.

Another long hiatus from me I’m afraid. I don’t know how other bloggers do daily posts…weekly seems difficult enough for me! But then maybe their not juggling all the other things too. Work is full on, home is full on and I’m now taking on […]

Read more

The Vitamin D boost. 

This week I snuck off to Portugal for a childfree break. I didn’t think it would be able to happen as I didn’t think I’d be able to get the time off work or that my ex would have had Charlotte as, before I ripped […]

Read more

Sunshine on a rainy day

I just went outside in flip flops and a waterproof with the hood up.  I mean come on British Summer! What are you playing at?  When you do it well it’s so good! Take last year as a good example!     You’re warm.  You make […]

Read more

Feel the burn.

Before I get on my soapbox I will say here and now that I’m not perfect and my shoulders are a bit pink but… Letting your children burn in the sun is an inexcusable offence. It is only the third proper day of our holiday […]

Read more

We made it! 

We’re on holiday! We finally got here and it has been no mean feat as last Sunday Charlotte came home with chicken pox. Worst. Timing. Ever.   I panicked, I hoped it would be a mild case, I accepted offers of reassurance that every child is different […]

Read more