Let’s be honest, no parent is perfect.We all make mistakes,balls things up regularly and I’m sure most of us have thoughts such as “what the hell am I meant to do now?” when faced with a new baby to look after alone! So here are some of the things I’ve naffed up so far – … More My Top 10 Parenting Fails!
Driving to work I ran over a squirrel, he was already dead mind you but I felt really bad for him. He would have no idea about of course but still I felt terribly guilty. How would I feel in his situation? Well dead, probably. Sometimes though I think I empathise and ‘put myself in … More Sympathy Empathy Wimpathy
My Mum and I went to a restaurant today. I use the term ‘went’ loosely because by ‘went’ i mean we attended said establishment however after we were shown to our table in a corner in the busiest, noisiest place I have ever set foot in and my Mum had to wait to sit down … More Shall we naff off then?
Right now you may have little ones and be experiencing 5.30a.m morning wake ups and sit there wishing they ‘would just stay in bed and give you a lie in’. STOP. Karma will come around and kick you right up the bum when they turn into a teenager and you can’t get the sod out … More Getting A Teen Out Of Bed
Haven’t joined in with Wicked Wednesdays from the lovely Em at BrummyMummyof2 in a while but it’s always been one of my faves. “Oh how lovely there’s eldest’s old Thomas the Tank, let’s put some batteries in it, little lady will love it.” BIG MISTAKE!
My eldest ‘child’ has just turned 18. I can’t believe where the time has gone and I certainly don’t feel old enough to be the Mother of an 18 year old – crow’s feet tell me otherwise however. It’s made me think back to when I turned 18 and what I was doing at the … More 18th Birthdays
One day just when you think you have this parenting thing cracked, they’ll go to bed and wake up a totally different kid. You’ll wonder what on earth happened whilst drowning your sorrows in gin. Here are my tips to get you ready for having a teen boy. It isn’t serious I’m just as blimmin’ … More Tips To Get You Ready For Having A Teenage Boy
Growing up for me was, I imagine like growing up for anyone who was a teen in the 90’s, I spent my evenings ‘down the leisure’ I ate bags of beef Space Raiders and chips in cones made to look like newspaper, played Street Fighter on the arcade machine and drank Lilt. Elbowed my mates when one or … More Nineties Nonsense
If you’re Welsh or you know someone who is then is post will make sense to you. If not, then good luck deciphering it! Sometimes I wonder how anybody manages to understand anything we say. It’s all arse backwards, most of it – see what I did there ;-). Now in a minute You’re not … More Whose coat is that jacket?
Today’s post contains a nod to ‘Shaggy’s It Wasn’t Me’ in parody form which I loved (still do). What is it with kids behaving differently for their parents than they do with others? We’ve all been to a parents evening and sat there with our gobs hanging open when the teacher says ‘she’s a … More Wasn’t me!