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What nobody tells you about having children……

Forget the birthing horror stories… here are some of the realities of having children that not one single person tells you before you make ‘that’ life choice! The ‘Stroppy Sevens ‘ are an actual thing and they are WAAAAAAY harder to deal with than the terrible twos or threenagers! We are currently living the ‘Stroppy… Continue reading What nobody tells you about having children……

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When parenting gets serious…..

Okay - I know that it's generally a pretty serious business raising small, completely dependent people into decent, kind and considerate members of society who will (hopefully) look after us in our old age. There are challenges every single day from the second they arrive into your life and things will NEVER be the same… Continue reading When parenting gets serious…..

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This caught my attention today

I haven't blogged for ages.... although when I looked it wasn't actually as long as I thought and, to be fair, I've always been a bit hit & miss with my posts. But I read something today that prompted me to 'put my 5 eggs in' as my Grandma would have said. I read this… Continue reading This caught my attention today

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Welcome to Overwhelm…

Please drive carefully. Beware of bumps in the road, curve balls and woods so dense you can't see the trees! In the three weeks since my last post (the one where I sounded motivated to run again!) I have been struggling. Seriously struggling. I knew the period after the (abandoned) Southampton HM would be tough… Continue reading Welcome to Overwhelm…

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Rants and Raves

Right, first up is full disclosure… I have stolen this format directly from AnnatheApple whose blog I follow and love the read when I can…. I admit that this tends to be in fits and starts where I’ll catch up on weeks at a time! I’m going to start with a couple of topical rants.… Continue reading Rants and Raves

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A Girly Weekend

…..with a twist! No fizz, frocks or fancy restaurants here! This weekend it was just ‘the girls team’ at home as The Husband was away Saturday morning through to Sunday lunchtime. Ordinarily, I REALLY look forward to the weekends because The Husband is home and I can, deliberately, step back (a bit) from the children.… Continue reading A Girly Weekend