Browsing Tag

Family

  • Happy Birthday to my sister

    Tweet It’s my sister‘s birthday today – we were born 18 months apart, which was, really, a mixed blessing when we growing up. It meant we always had each other to play with, and…

    May 11, 2013
  • My Top 10 Tips for Travelling with Kids

    Tweet One of the best things about travelling with kids is seeing the world through their eyes. One of the worst things about travelling with kids is that chaos can quickly ensue, turning your…

    May 7, 2013
  • Send me forget-me-nots

    Tweet Our garden (and patio) is absolutely covered in forget-me-nots right now – I don’t mean plantain (not the banana kind), which have darker blue flowers and big leaves and are actually weeds and…

    May 5, 2013
  • My Top 10 Tips for visiting Disneyland Paris

    Tweet I’ve written quite a lot of features about visiting the French House of the Mouse, and I suddenly realised it would probably be useful if I collated them and put them on the…

    April 29, 2013
  • The burden of grief

    Tweet Last night I dreamed my father died again. In October it will be 25 years since he died, but in my dream, it was as though it was happening now, and the pain…

    April 28, 2013
  • How to be a working mum without going nuts

    Tweet When I had No 1 Son, not working simply wasn’t an option, so somehow, I just got on with it. Over the years I’ve interviewed celebrities and other working parents about being a…

    April 15, 2013
  • In praise of the Mums Only holiday

    Tweet No 1 Son was about 18 months old when I was asked to go on a work trip abroad for the first time. There were two reasons I didn’t feel I could turn…

    April 11, 2013
  • Are cruise holidays safe for families?

    Tweet Are cruise holidays safe for families? It’s a question I’ve seen voiced several times over the past few months. I’ve been on quite a few cruises now, including the Disney Cruise with No…

    April 8, 2013
  • Dogs we have loved

    Tweet We were looking at some old family photos last weekend and I came across this photo taken by my dad of our first dog, Trisha (named, I think, because Patricia is one of…

    April 7, 2013