Look how fat I was. Just look. Can you see it? Nah, me neither. It’s one of those photos that you show someone and they say “oh wow, look how tiny you were” leaving the “what happened?” unsaid, hanging in in the air. I spent that holiday in Gran Canaria plus several years before and … More Fat Like I Was At Fifteen
Being a teen is hard. Raising a teen is also hard. Getting, keeping and getting on with friends can also be hard. After attending a kids party recently I realised how hard it is to make friends when you’re an adult and everyone already has their groups and aren’t willing to let an outsider in. … More They’re Not Your Friend
Right now you may have little ones and be experiencing 5.30a.m morning wake ups and sit there wishing they ‘would just stay in bed and give you a lie in’. STOP. Karma will come around and kick you right up the bum when they turn into a teenager and you can’t get the sod out … More Getting A Teen Out Of Bed
My eldest ‘child’ has just turned 18. I can’t believe where the time has gone and I certainly don’t feel old enough to be the Mother of an 18 year old – crow’s feet tell me otherwise however. It’s made me think back to when I turned 18 and what I was doing at the … More 18th Birthdays
One day just when you think you have this parenting thing cracked, they’ll go to bed and wake up a totally different kid. You’ll wonder what on earth happened whilst drowning your sorrows in gin. Here are my tips to get you ready for having a teen boy. It isn’t serious I’m just as blimmin’ … More Tips To Get You Ready For Having A Teenage Boy
Parenting a teen can be really hard, I mean REALLY damn hard. But obviously it can also be good too. The good far outweighs the bad (doesn’t feel like it sometimes,I know) but in those (rare) moments where their face lights up in a smile you know your sweet kid is still in there somewhere. … More Parenting a Teen – Seriously Awkward?
As a Mum of three,there’s rarely a dull moment!Here’s my list of silly things that remind me I’m a parent! You put your coat on for the 1st time in a week and find a crushed up Rich Tea biscuit in one pocket and a pile of crispy leaves in the other! You switch on the … More You know you’re a parent when…