Things I wish I had a partner for.

I normally hate the word partner. It makes me want to vomit in my mouth for some reason. It's what you introduce your 'other half' as when it's a contentious issue that you're not married and you don't want to answer any questions about why […]

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I have a 6 year old!

It's Charlotte's 6th birthday today, which for some reason has me feeling incredibly old! I have a 6 year old daughter who is going into year 1. Who's loosing teeth to make room for grown up ones. Who's choosing her own outfits and, to be […]

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How to organise your teacher’s end of year gift.

Earlier on this term I found myself volunteering to be ‘Chief Present Organiser’ for Charlotte’s class teacher and teaching assistants.   This task made me realise I knew very little about Charlotte’s class full stop. How many children were in it, what their names were, […]

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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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The yin and yang of meal planning.

This morning I had the luxury of dropping Charlotte off at school and having a day free. This must be what those mums feel like! Normally I run home, hop in the car and pelt it to work but I have another couple of days […]

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