Category: Family Life

Dealing with loss

I know most of my blogs are tongue in cheek and hopefully bring a little laughter to your day so I apologise in advance for this installment. I’m writing this following the recent storyline in EastEnders. The tragic death of Paul brought back memories from my early twenties. When I …

School BBQ’s the new Out Out

I didn’t intend this blog to be about family life or being a mum as I think there’s more to my life than that but it would seem having a five year old and (nearly) four month old mean that actually that is all my life is about, for the …

Is wolf-whistling a compliment?

There was an article in the local rag (Yes Kent Online, I’m looking at you) about a woman who had complained to a train company about workmen who had wolf-whistled at her.  Now.  Let’s set the scene. Said woman was alone on a (fairly remote) train station platform following an …

Argh! Baby groups

Ok.  Own up! Whose bright idea were baby groups? You know, the ones in a musty church hall with toys that probably failed safety regulations back in 1982 that cost you 50p for which you get a shitty cup of tea and a pink wafer biscuit. I hate these groups …

Daddy becomes the Terminator

Those of you that read my first blog post will know that it was Big L’s 5th birthday party on Saturday.  If you haven’t read then it I urge you to. It’s hilarious. Honest guv. We (me and Other Mum) spent Friday getting most of the stuff ready for the …

I. Hate. Mornings

Why I hate mornings!! One day Big L may read this (sooner rather than later at the rate he’s learning to read) and so, my Darling, I have to tell you that I love you very much but by heck you drive me fucking insane in the mornings. Now I’m …

Kids parties – Big L’s 5th Birthday

So. Here it is. My first blog post. And it is about something entirely relevant to me at the moment, kids parties. I’ve been umming and ahhing about writing a blog for a while. Despite appearances, I’m quite shy, but I also like to vent and I’m pretty opinionated – …

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