March already and I’m still picking pine needles from between the floorboards. Best thing to do for World Book Day? … buy a book and read it It’s World Book Day today and all over the country parents are tearing their hair out at the unreasonable costume demands this causes. Mercifully, the head teacher at […]
UPDATE: I wrote this a couple of years ago but it contains one of my favourite photos of Boys Two and Three. Please don’t tell Boy Two I’ve brought this out of the archive as, funnily enough, he doesn’t rate the picture these days. It’s nearly World Book Day again which is the ideal excuse […]
My older boys are the most fantastic and generous little people. They are often giving me things… only yesterday Boy Two gave me two of his SillyBandz. It absolutely squeezed my heart when he insisted I have the bands, they were from his first packet. I had to wear them then and there in the […]
Lovely as my boys are, from time to time, I find myself having an ‘I don’t remember signing up for this’ moment. Here’s the most recent batch: Parenthood is… Being ignored by your teenagers on several social media platforms at once. Buying beetroot so your 7YO can have pink pee. Feeling excluded when teenagers talk […]
Here’s what we were doing this weekend in Cumbria.