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 […]
How on earth do you get through parenting without a sense of humour. It’s certainly true that there have been many, many occasions where if I didn’t laugh, I would have cried.
In the posts in this section, I look back at my early years as a mother and laugh at how unbelievably naive I was, rant about toys that annoy me, mull over the pros and cons of various children’s TV shows and express my frustration at my children’s never ending rivalry.
I also spend some extolling the many virtues of “lazy parenting” and compare my children to dogs.
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 […]
I regularly bang on to anyone who’ll listen about how much better I like my kids now that they are older. The baby and toddler years were tough for me and the preschool ones not much better. I have enjoyed parenting much more since they started school (funny that!) I thought it would be interesting […]
Lego’s story began in the 1930’s in Denmark and it has been delighting children and injuring parents worldwide ever since. We have a lot of Lego. Boy Child has been in to it since he was about 4. This means he has a good 4 years worth of Lego based Birthday and Christmas presents now. […]