I’ve deliberately been writing less about my kids on this blog this year, focusing on the health stories and bad science that far fewer “mummy bloggers” write about. I guess I’m finding a niche as all those how to be a blogger posts tell you to. But I’ve really enjoyed putting together a few memories… Continue reading 2014 In Pictures
I got some very exciting and unexpected news today: This blog has made it to the short list for the Health category of the BiB Awards 2014! Thank you so much to everyone who nominated me, I really didn’t expect to make the list! Even if I don’t get any further I’m delighted to have… Continue reading BiB Awards 2014 – Short List Excitement!
Its not because I think teachers should work longer hours. How anyone has the energy to look after a room full of six year olds, then go home and carry on working, I will never know. It’s not because I want my childrens’ academic progress to come before everything else in their lives (I don’t). It’s… Continue reading Why I’m Not Signing the Petition Against Longer School Hours
I did this for 2012 and it turned out to be a post that I came back to many times to remember what was, for us, a very special year. 2013 had a LOT to live up to after the birth of baby M and of course the Olympics in our very own home city.… Continue reading 2013 A Year In Pictures
Blogging Challenge – Day 20: Questions, Questions Today on the blogging challenge I’m supposed to do an FAQ post, but it’s Friday night, I have a glass of wine and I’m not feeling entirely sensible, so here are some frequently asked parenting questions – with my own, utterly infallible answers: 1- Natural childbirth or drugs… Continue reading The Answer to Everything (Almost)
I should really have managed to post a whole lot more on here as I’ve now been on maternity leave for four weeks but the time seems to have been eaten up by three things: A husband and toddler with a vomiting bugAn unexpectedly large list of baby things to buy and organiseFriends and family The… Continue reading Friends – Thank You
To be honest I feel rather lucky that we’ve made it almost to E’s 3rd birthday with only one dash to A&E, so I guess we were probably due another one on Tuesday when poor E was running along in front of me and suddenly, for no apparent reason, fell on her head. She just… Continue reading Little Miss Bump