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

5 Mother’s Day presents you ACTUALLY want

I don't mean to sound ungrateful, but there seems to be more tat around than usual in the run up to Mother’s [...]

By |March 2nd, 2016|Parenting, Reviews|42 Comments

Mother’s Day or Migraine Day?

Mother’s Day is nearly upon us. Or Migraine Day as it is known is our house. Last year Mothering Sunday was my first as a mother, and I looked forward to it with the anticipation of a child before their birthday. Could I really lie in until 10 o’clock? What a treat! Would I get breakfast in bed? Would we go out for lunch? What would we do in the afternoon? Would cake be involved? Could it really be true that I wouldn’t have to do any cleaning for a whole day? The possibilities were endless. None of the above was true, as it turned out. Misery Guts woke up with the start of one of his migraines, which tends to happen every couple of years. He promptly threw up all over the bathroom, and I mean all over. The sink, the toilet, the side of the bath, the floor, the scales: it was everywhere. […]

By |March 8th, 2013|Family life, Health|2 Comments