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#MySundayPhoto

It's the morning after the night before in our house. Yesterday was Little B's first birthday party - a party [...]

By |November 1st, 2015|Family life|12 Comments

How to make a hospital stay fun for kids

I thought milk & doughnuts was the perfect home remedy for BB’s pneumonia, but it turns out I was wrong. [...]

By |October 21st, 2015|Family life|19 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Today we're coming to you from a sick household. BB has had a bug since the middle of last week [...]

By |October 11th, 2015|Family life|8 Comments

The chances are your teddy is harbouring poo

I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but it turns out the chances are your teddy is harbouring poo. And staphylococcus, [...]

By |October 9th, 2015|Family life|26 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Autumn is always the best time of year for sunsets where we live, but this week they've been really amazing. [...]

By |October 4th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

Our big allotment challenge: we’ve started planting!

It’s been almost a year since we made it to the top of the list and got our own little [...]

By |September 30th, 2015|Family life|18 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Our week has been summed up by this stick in Little B's hands. It's part of a wooden musical instrument [...]

By |September 27th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

I’m sick of sticking suckers on the window at bedtime

It’s been several weeks since we put the finishing touches on BB and Little B’s shared bedroom, but there’s one [...]

By |September 26th, 2015|Family life|2 Comments

#MySundayPhoto

Misery Guts bought this dress for BB when we were in holiday in Wales. She spotted it in a shop [...]

By |September 20th, 2015|Family life|12 Comments

‘I cried hot burning tears because I dreaded the reaction my shoes would get at school’

BB started school for the first time this week, which needless to say made me think about my first day [...]

By |September 11th, 2015|Family life, Uncategorised|24 Comments

Huggies Style on the Go: we’ve gone all chic & stylish!

What with my birthday, BB’s birthday and my dad’s birthday all in the space of a week August is always [...]

By |August 19th, 2015|Family life|4 Comments

Flashback Friday: BB looks more and more like me

This is me when I was four. Tomorrow BB turns four, and as you can see we look quite alike. [...]

By |August 14th, 2015|Family life|10 Comments

Flashback Friday: I had to be induced because there was no sign of her budging

Since becoming a mum in 2011 the first two weeks of August always remind me of waiting for BB to [...]

By |August 7th, 2015|Family life|2 Comments

The Loch Ness monster came to our wedding

It seems like a lifetime ago that I walked down the aisle and became Mrs Misery Guts. In fact it [...]

By |July 17th, 2015|Family life|12 Comments

Flashback Friday: the day we nearly burnt down my mum & dad’s house

This time two years ago we were preparing for our first foreign family holiday, which called to mind the previous year’s [...]

By |July 10th, 2015|Family life|4 Comments