I remember watching the Attenborough wildlife programmes when I was a child and always feeling so sorry for the polar bear mothers: what a lonely existence, out in the frozen wilderness with only their cubs, a relentless task that focused only on survival, with little joy. Fast-forward to single motherhood… View Post

The last Friday before half-term is cake sale day, it’s one of those school traditions that we’ve readily slipped into; the children are given a paper plate at the beginning of the week and asked to return it decorated and full of sweet treats ready to be sold after school.… View Post

Like most family households we’re part of the Lego crew and Boo has been a big fan of Lego Friends for quite a while now – she loves the series, with it’s catchy songs and age appropriate adventures. So we were excited when we were invited to an exclusive preview… View Post

9 minutes: the standard mini Groundhog repeating nightmare otherwise known as the time period of an iPhone snooze. There was a time when I was a good with mornings, heck I even managed them when Boo was a baby but in recent months it’s as if I’ve lost all appetite… View Post

It’s been one of those days, Boo’s been home sick from school for the second day – a non descript virus that seem to be endlessly doing the rounds. In between the “Mummy my head hurts, Mummy my ear hurts, Mummy my tummy hurts” and the requests to tickle her… View Post