Last week I was chatting to a friend at the school about grandparents. She told me a story about how, when her Dad and Step Mum were looking after her kids, they cooked sausages for dinner. She has three girls and when all the sausages had been shared out evenly, there was one left. Instead […]
Parenting Life and Humour
Parenthood came as a massive shock to me. Frankly, it still throws me plenty of curve balls even ten years in. While I’ve found things easier as my children have grown older, motherhood still isn’t my vocation. I have coped with much of parenting by trying to see the funny side and the posts I’ve written about that are in the parenting humour section, hopefully they’ll give you some light relief.
In the parenting Life section you’ll find more general posts about being a parenthood including how I’ve coped with the struggles and the mistakes I’ve made. I’ve written about what parenting is like as an introvert, how I cope with parenting and migraines and how much I hate playing!
So. We did it. We got a puppy. As a child I was desperate for a puppy but it never happened. As an adult, I wasn’t so sure about the idea. There was a lot to consider. Chris has been desperate for a puppy for years. Boy Child has been desperate for a puppy since […]
Tired of your children fighting from dawn till dusk? Want a quieter life so you can drink your tea in peace? Perhaps even have a wee alone without someone visiting you to tell tales? Check out my parenting tips on how to avoid sibling rivalry and with a few changes you too can have peace […]
If I’m totally honest, I’m a bit lazy. I always have lots going on in life and hate doing nothing. However, I prefer my life to be filled with things I can do from the comfort of my sofa. I write my blog posts on the sofa, I do my distance learning tutoring on the […]
As parents, we all make mistakes. I thought I’d take a light hearted look at some of my parenting mistakes, in the hope it’ll make other mums feel better about there own mistakes. Reading “The Contented Little Baby Book” My mistakes started early, while I was still pregnant in fact. Some, presumably well meaning, […]