It’s the curse of the working mother – childcare. Quite apart from the costs, there is always that little nagging doubt about what your child is up to all day and how well they are being cared for. I’m reasonably confident about E’s nursery, she seems to enjoy it and although it’s hard to get… Continue reading How to Worry a Working Mum
I find pain fascinating*, especially after experiencing plenty of it in childbirth. It seems so basic a thing that it’s easy to assume modern medicine would have pain all figured out, but it really really doesn’t and not just because of a lack of basic biological knowledge (although that is a part of it). Everyone’s experience of pain is different… Continue reading The Science of Pain
I’ve had some big reasons to be cheerful recently, a great day out at Legoland, Running in the Olympics (sort of) and news of a new baby in the family, but today I’m thinking about the little things that make me cheerful right now.1- TeaThis morning , before work I sat on my sofa and… Continue reading Simple Reasons To Be Cheerful
Some days I reckon I’m pretty bloomin good at this parenting thing, we do educational activities, we sing, bake, plant vegetables and run about outside All our meals are healthy, balanced and made from scratch and my perfectly brought up child is polite, sweet, fun and sleeps like an Angel. Then there are days like… Continue reading Quality Parenting
We had an absolutely BRILLIANT day this week visiting one of my old work places – not normally a fun toddler activity except that this particular former employer was Legoland!! I had a summer job there many many years ago operating some of the bigger rides and it was the most fun (and most exhausting)… Continue reading R2BC – Legoland!
As I’ve mentioned quite a few times on here, I’d been really looking forward to our holiday at Coombe Mill Farm in Cornwall – well, now we are now back, I’ve finaly had time to write about it and I’m very pleased to report that it more than lived up to our expectations! Somewhat cuddlier… Continue reading Escape to the Country