Thoughts of my children growing up and away have been on my mind recently and I’ve also thought about the type of people I want them to become. You must have seen the posts and pics across social media in the last couple of weeks reminding parents that we only have 18 summers with our […]
When I was a child I didn’t play with guns. Swords: yes, but never guns. At Zach’s preschool there seems to be a high proportion of boys and every time I visit they are anxious to show me their sticks/constructed StickleBrick guns which are hurriedly transformed to ‘water pistols’ by the staff. Matthew and Anya […]
Most of our family traditions are to do with Christmas but since filming I have remembered that every night I say ‘love you oodles’ and the kids reply ‘little poodles’ 🙂 My parents used to say it and now I do too: routine or tradition?
I do not look back on my teenage years with much affection :'( The early teens were blighted by the agonising arrival of periods, hideous metal braces on my teeth that prevented me eating due to the pain, friendship issues that would take forever to write about. Going to my 20 year school reunion this […]
Shhh… can you keep a secret? I am not going to reveal any secrets (not actually sure I have any!) My little sister was always hopeless at keeping a secret. She used to ask me if she could tell me what my presents were every Christmas and birthday! Secrets come in all shapes and sizes, […]