Say nice things to new mums

Say nice things to new mums

It’s a while since I was a new mum, but some of what was said to me back then still lingers, less with the tears attached, but more with the dregs of, Why would you say that? There’s a reason why I’ve not said “new parents”, by the way. It’s not because I think...
Why there is no winner when Home plays Away

Why there is no winner when Home plays Away

I’ve been moaning a bit recently. Mostly about how bored and frustrated I feel being at home more-or-less full time with two small children. It is true that my job was far from being my dream and, to be completely honest, there were elements of it that made me...
Second time lucky

Second time lucky

While I prepared dinner a few days ago, The Eldest created a train from the kitchen chairs and (miraculously) kept herself and her brother busy. Let’s be clear though, this was not a calm and quiet affair. The room looked like a school hall after a rainy-day...