'Psychologists have suggested that mothers should take holidays with friends, not family - and this includes leaving the children behind. Experts are urging tired mothers to go on "mum-cations", holidays without their offspring, to take a proper break.' With this in mind, me and three of my closest girlfriends booked a 'mumcation' to Vilamoura for … Continue reading My Mumcation
I've been thinking about how much I have changed from the first time mum of twins I was ten years ago to the mum of nearly six now. This list worried me a bit, and before you contemplate calling social services after reading this, George is the happiest baby I have ever known! You … Continue reading Baby One vs Baby Five
I am linking up today with Parent Blogs Elite Linky #1 with Jenny at www.midwifeandlife.com Because I have spent nearly four of the last ten years pregnant people assume I must love it. It's not so much about loving it as trying to embrace it and making the most of it. It is after … Continue reading 10 things I love vs 10 things I hate about pregnancy
I've been finding it hard to blog lately. Since George turned one he up'ed his game massivly. He has gone from a quiet little baby who sits contently playing in his playpen (or cage to you that know us well) to a walking, talking, shouting Hitler whos day consists of eating, tipping up the dogs … Continue reading My little man
Who doesn't love Disney movies!? I could watch them day after day...... Oh, hold on, that's exactly what i have been doing for the last nine years! Given my babies ages (11 months. 5, 7 and two 9 year olds) I have been on the 'disney, cebebeies, baby TV and Mr bloody Tumble' channel for … Continue reading Family Movie Nights 🎥
So this weekend something happened that will change my sex life for the next 20 years. After telling the kids to 'shhhhhhh' for the 58th time in the six berth camper we had hired for the weekend, finally silence fell. .....until Harrison asked loudly, in a disgusted tone: 'urgh, are you two having S....E......X!? Because … Continue reading Rumbled!
Day one of feeling like s#;t Today has been a struggle. I'm not ill very often but I seem to be paying for that now. My throat feels like razor blades, my nose is either running or completly blocked, my ears are aching and my head is thumping. Every body movement feels like … Continue reading Feeling sorry for myself
How about when you are peacefully sleeping and your husband wakes you up asking for his phone. You tell him you don't have it, but he insists before you fell asleep you put it on charge next to you. Even though you have absolutely no recollection of this you bolt up and start looking for … Continue reading When you nearly kill your husband
My father in law looked at me totally baffled yesterday as he was trying to work out exactly which children were staying at my house and which werent. Two of my kids had stayed at my friend, Rosies the previous night and she had just turned up to drop them off. In the mean time … Continue reading Sleepover without the 'sleep'
And so it has arrived.... Jet lag day! George has been sleeping on and off all day and this evening I've started to check for the 666. It's like my front door is the gates to Hell. Libby has been asleep all day and just woken up (11.25pm) and she is now in the most … Continue reading Jet Lag