#97: Out of the Mouths of Babes

#97: Out of the Mouths of Babes

Just when you think you’ve got parenting pegged, the goalposts move and you find yourself double taking at something your child has said, mouth agog. Sometimes it’s infuriating, usually it’s cringe, and very often it’s proper lol funny. It’s Red Nose Day today, and so...
#95: “Mummy, my head is itchy…”

#95: “Mummy, my head is itchy…”

Well, we almost made it to four years with a clean bill of follicle health, but it seems that my smug superwoman cape has slipped. Yes, head lice have come to town.  I’d spotted Mouse giving her head a few not-so-subtle scratches but put it down to attention...
#94: A Letter To…Thumbs Up Mum

#94: A Letter To…Thumbs Up Mum

Sometimes it’s the fleeting moments of seeming inconsequence that stay with you for a while, peeking out from behind a pillar in your brain while you’re doing the washing up or making the bed. They can make you feel a bit displaced, a bit edgy. This...
#93: Vasegate

#93: Vasegate

Disclaimer numero uno – this post will unveil me as the ungrateful, spoiled and slightly mean-spirited harpy wife that I am. Disclaimer numero dos – “Vasegate” refers to a political scandal in my house relating to a decorative vase. Like...