I made the mistake the other day of trying to have a conversation with my husband during the witching hour. I had my calculator and paperwork in hand. yes I know you are already saying she is a mad woman and yes I reluctantly hold my hands up, what were we actually thinking! It wasn't... Continue Reading →
You know you are a seasoned Mother when
Your shoe pile grows in terms of flats and runners and not heels. Hoodies and rain coats are fast outnumbering your other jackets, short leather coats aren't known for their waterproofness. The first thing you do after a holiday is to get the washing on and then sit down for a glass of wine. Not... Continue Reading →
My fears for my children in an always on world.
The school bell rings and no matter what fun or drama I faced in school that day, as I packed up my bag, put on my coat and walked out the gates to either cycle or catch the bus home, my day was over. Putting my key in the front door and entering my childhood... Continue Reading →
Sleep deprivation and the power of naps.
Looking back I should have realised when in the latter stages of my twin pregnancy, the crazy dreams, endless trips to the toilet and insomnia began, that my relationship with sleep was about to change forever. Over three years later and I still haven't forgiven Mother Nature for robbing me of the last full nights... Continue Reading →
Coffee, the friend I love to hate.
I remember the day coffee became my best friend. Ok well best friend is probably a strong statement but when I explain why you might get why I am feeling the love for it right now. Anyone who knew me prior to the twins arrival, is still shocked at my now relationship with caffeine. It... Continue Reading →
8 ways to use work skills to raise your children
You know all those courses you attended back in school as part of career guidance where you learned "How to keep your customer happy" to "the customer is always right" in your first job. I bet you never thought you would be digging deep to using your skills on your "new customers" AKA in my... Continue Reading →