Check your Dadding skills…

A few months ago an article was published  about what makes a Supermum.

I got myself rather cross, as oft I do,and wrote a post about Supermums (I get cross enough to blog not quite cross enough to declare myself ‘Livid from Leeds’ in a Daily Mail article with my very angry face on). Continue reading “Check your Dadding skills…”

For my babies, a letter…

To my children.

I may get uptight, I may seem sharp.
I sometimes get cross.
I often mutter “forfucksake” a lot under my breath.
I get annoyed when you shout me at 3am because you need a wee and want company or even worse when you shout me then you’re asleep by the time I’ve dragged my tired arse to your room. Continue reading “For my babies, a letter…”

Sowing the seeds…

The other day we took the children to Waitrose cafe for a treat (how terribly posh!?).
As we sat, dragging the standards down, a dad and his son who looked about 11 sat at the table next to us ( I assume it was a Dad and son, it was definitely a preteen boy and his responsible adult). Continue reading “Sowing the seeds…”

Out of the mouths of babes.

I have never hidden the fact that I’m not fond of children that aren’t mine. Heck, I’ve even written a post about OPC.
I will admit though, over the last few months I’ve become well practised at playdates and I’m becoming more tolerant (or I’m choosing Aoife’s friends for her more wisely…) and I actually find them entertaining now. Continue reading “Out of the mouths of babes.”

Happy 18th birthday Google (other search engines are available)

One of the best inventions for any parent/new parent is the smart phone.
Not because it keeps you in touch with other adults via phone calls and social media. Not because we can enforce photos of our little angels 24hrs a day on people whether they like it or not.
Oh no no no, because it means that Google is right there, in your hand, night or day with all the answers you desire and some you really don’t. Continue reading “Happy 18th birthday Google (other search engines are available)”