After umming and ahhing about whether we should take BB to her great granddad's funeral, it was the day in [...]

By |March 20th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments

Are you guilty of competitive tiredness?

I haven’t had a decent night’s sleep in almost a year and a half. At 16 months old Little B [...]

By |March 16th, 2016|Family life|44 Comments

5 reasons Mother’s Day is a bad idea

So that’s it, Mothering Sunday is over for another year. I had a wonderful time and was thoroughly spoilt with [...]

By |March 7th, 2016|Family life|63 Comments

Things they fail to tell you about toddlers

We’ve had one of THOSE weeks. A pooey, pukey, two baths a day and soaking of clothes in the kitchen [...]

By |March 4th, 2016|Family life|89 Comments


There have been some new arrivals in BB's classroom this week. A local farm has given them some eggs to [...]

By |February 28th, 2016|Family life|10 Comments


This week I discovered I hate half term. Not only is there extra washing and preparing of meals, we spent [...]

By |February 21st, 2016|Family life|20 Comments

What makes a true friend?

Good friends are like stars. You don’t always see them but you know they are there. Friendship is mutual dislike [...]

By |February 17th, 2016|Family life|33 Comments


This is BB and Little B playing with my old dolls house. My mum and dad refurbished it for BB [...]

By |February 14th, 2016|Family life|14 Comments

Getting a GP appointment is a lot like buying concert tickets

Today I'm coming to you from my bed. I've caught Little B’s ‘non-specific’ virus, which ironically turns out to be [...]

By |February 12th, 2016|Family life|42 Comments


This room at the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital in Brighton really sums up our week. Little B has had a [...]

By |February 7th, 2016|Family life|14 Comments

When family fun goes wrong

I suppose it was only a matter of time. It’s been a year since we finally got our own allotment [...]

By |February 5th, 2016|Family life|50 Comments

5 photos I will never post on social media

I was going through the camera roll on my phone the other day to delete pictures and make room for more when [...]

By |February 2nd, 2016|Family life|111 Comments

Things I keep in my knicker drawer

If you want to put something somewhere safe, where do you put it? BB keeps everything she holds of value, [...]

By |January 25th, 2016|Family life|31 Comments


We used to walk along the beach everyday, but since BB started school the school run takes us in the opposite [...]

By |January 17th, 2016|Family life|15 Comments


What does the end of a rainbow feel like? That was BB's question when this rainbow formed over the beach [...]

By |January 10th, 2016|Family life|34 Comments