When I decided I wanted to write about parent child similarities I knew I couldn’t write it alone. I would need input from those who knew me and the kids best, namely my husband and my Mum. Weather I would be still speaking to them after that was another matter. Luckily, they were tactful and […]
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!
I love family days out but they can cost an absolute fortune. My policy as a parent is to try to never pay full price to visit an attraction. I’m usually able to stick to that. Below are my tips on how to save money by finding family day out vouchers, discounts, 2 for 1 […]
Life admin. We all have to do it but when you become a parent it gets multiplied by the number of children you have and if you don’t stay organised, it’s easy to end up drowning in it.. I’ve also noticed some mothers take on their husband/partner’s life admin too. Personally I refuse to do […]
Before I had children it never occurred to me that some people are more suited to certain parts of parenting than others. In fact for a long time, I just felt like I was shit at it. As my kids have grown older I have come to realise that actually, I’m just not temperamentally suited […]
So, as I’ve said before, I was completely, sorrowfully unprepared for parenthood (and it seems I’m not the only one.) Here are the 10 things I wish I’d known before children. How many people would put there fingers up my hoo ha When you decide to have a baby, you think about having a lovely bump and […]