Browsing Tag

Family

  • Back from the abyss

    Tweet As some of you noticed, I’ve been largely absent from this blog and social media for the past 10 days. Sometimes something happens in your real life that completely obliterates everything else. The…

    October 13, 2013
  • Want to see my slide show?

    Tweet Remember the old days (OK, some of you may be too young), when people used to watch ‘slides’ of each other’s holidays? This *actually* happened. People would gather at each other’s homes for…

    October 2, 2013
  • Fancy some time to yourself?

    Tweet I love the summer holidays as much as any other mum – all those lovely long evenings, no set time for anyone to go to bed, that laid back feeling. As long as…

    August 20, 2013
  • My first time on a big ship

    Tweet I’m very lucky to have been on a few cruises, but if I try to think about where my love of being at sea comes from, I suspect it’s to do with this…

    July 17, 2013
  • Parents can’t keep making excuses

    Tweet When it comes to things like chores, or doing something I don’t particularly enjoy, like paperwork, I’m definitely a procrastinator. I can always come up with a raft of excuses for why I…

    July 16, 2013
  • Like the Brady Bunch, but not

    Tweet I tend not to talk very much on the blog or indeed elsewhere about being a single parent, mainly because I feel like a bit of a fraud; Man of the House has…

    June 5, 2013
  • Precious baby clothes

    Tweet As your kids grow up, there’s a limit to how many of their clothes you can hang on to, but I decided to keep these baby clothes for very sentimental reasons. No 1…

    May 12, 2013
  • 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