What kind of Mum are you?

As a blogging sort I spend a lot of time procrastinating writing.
With deadlines looming there’s absolutely only one thing to do – a quick ‘Which DC character are you?’ quiz (Batman of course). Continue reading “What kind of Mum are you?”

The hardest thing about being a parent..IMO

Order is restored! Or at least something resembling order is restored.
Aoife is back at school, Rory is back at work and Seth is watching Toy Story 2 back to back whilst dressed as Buzz Lightyear. Continue reading “The hardest thing about being a parent..IMO”

Lessons I have learned. Well, some of them.

Six years ago I was eagerly awaiting the arrival of our first-born (she was late already) and the start of a new and exciting chapter to my life. The chapter where I become a stay at home mummy (or SAHM as we call it in the business). I’ve mentioned before I didn’t have a career and had I gone back to work I would have literally just been paying for childcare so it made sense to stay home. Continue reading “Lessons I have learned. Well, some of them.”

All good things must come to an end

And so, it is with a heavy heart that I have to announce the end of my 10 year relationship.
It had it’s ups and downs.
We had good times and bad.
We’ve made dates, we’ve broken dates.
We’ve shared good news with others and bad news too.
We’ve been through so much together.
We’d stopped making an effort. I wasn’t offered the same wonderful promises newer, younger, people were offered.
It was my longest relationship and now it’s over…. keep reading

Things their mother said…

“Please can I leave the table?”
“Well you can’t take it with you”

I was about eleven when I finally got what this meant! Continue reading “Things their mother said…”