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The Mum Tag 2019

I was tagged by Twicemicrowaved Tea to answer 15 questions about being a mum. So here we go: 1. Favourite mum hack? Sibling competition is a great way to get things done. Praise one child for tidying up and suddenly they all want to do it to get positive attention too! 2. Most embarrassing mum […]

The work of a wife and mother

Life has been very full on over the past month as I have been doing 5 jobs part time. I am mentally exhausted from the effort of remembering where I am meant to be every hour. My diary/calendar is my best friend. On top of that, there have been multiple events for the children in […]

Residential trips: a parent’s guide

There are lots of milestones in the early years of childhood to look out for as a parent. But as they grow older there seem to be less as changes are more gradual. Going away with school is a major milestone for children and parents! My eldest, Matthew, is now 9 and has gone away […]

Yes, I will parent your child if you don’t!

On Sunday, I went along to a soft play birthday party for my niece. Not my idea of fun at the best of times but with Zach’s broken wrist, my enjoyment levels were at a minimum. I was closely supervising him whilst the others ran amok. I spoke to some of the bigger boys, my […]