It’s already been a month since Disneyland (*sobs*) and I figured that as I’ve already bored you with posts, pictures and videos about how much we ruddy LOVED it, I’d write a quick post about the bits that we didn’t like so much. Please Mickey, if you are reading this, don’t take it personally….it’s just … More DISNEYLAND: THE CRAP BITS
Welcome to my new post series! Each month, I’ll be sharing with you the books that me and my mini-mes are enjoying together. I’m doing this not because I think I am some sort of authority on kids’ books, but because: I like sharing the little things that make me and the kids happy I … More WHAT WE’RE READING
My mother-in-law is amazing. She has preserved so many of my husband’s toys and clothes from the 80’s, and like her good self, they have aged so well. They are in SUCH good condition that I feel utterly ashamed when I look at Maia & Harry’s incomplete, chewed, clobbered-and-slobbered-on toys of just a few years…even … More My Sunday Photo
Spotted any of these beauties on social media recently? I have. You know the type I mean. Those shared posts that preach a sense of parenting superiority. Those posts that scoff at how exhausted you might be feeling. Those posts that assume parents always have a choice when it comes to working or not working. Who … More SHARING’S NOT ALWAYS CARING!
Like Halloween, I expected Valentine’s to be an even bigger deal in the USA than it is in the UK – everything is bigger in America right? But what I didn’t expect, and am still getting my head around, is how involved kids get in Valentine’s Day here in America. I’m not even talking about … More VALENTINE’S: UK VS USA
7th February 2016. I’m calling this one ‘The Trade’ – as moments like this were exactly what I wanted when we decided to trade England for California. Heaven.
Veggies are a real struggle in our house. It’s my fault really, as instead of persevering with rejected veg in the early years, in typical first child fashion I pandered to pickiness, irrationally fearing some sort of starvation. So I became one of those ‘sneaky veg’ mums instead. I pureed and hid them in pasta … More NEW: VEG VICTORIES