Navigating Narnia

Navigating Narnia…… (get a cup of tea and a biscuit, it’s one of my long ones ☕🍪😁) In December 2013 I went to see my GP ask for help as my son was exhibiting extreme distress and this was reflecting in his behavior, behaviour that was challenging to...

Blister Plasters

This week’s totally honest blog. This week has been totally shit! 💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩💩 In the history of shit weeks it is definitely in the top five. My committment with this blog has always been about giving the true warts and all account of life, and this is my...

Going Clubbing

This week saw the return to school of most children.  It was a strange experience this year, as the collective sigh of relief you usually hear from parents around the country on the first day back, was intermingled by a collective holding of our breath wondering...

Staycation Irritation

As we all reflect on the six months our children have been off school and how we have filled them with wonderful experiences that build resilience and make happy memories, I take my usual, tongue in cheek, slightly more realistic reflection on the latest trend of the...

Step Up

This Week’s Blog. Step Up. Yesterday I posted about my frustration about seeing an elderly lady who is a wheelchair user, having to go out onto the road as a business’s blackboard was blocking the pavement. I regularly vocalise things I feel aren’t...

Tuesday Top Ten – Cuddles.

Yesterday was international lazy day.  I had a busy enough day to be fair, including walking 8km, a mini BBQ and the usual myriad of phone calls to make. OK, then I did have a 2 hour nap as I had not gone to sleep until 3am as one of my kids had left crumbs in...

Tuesday Top Ten – Teen Times

I often stay up late with my teenager, watching TV and chatting, on Sunday night/Monday morning we stayed up until 4am watching her new favourite movie ‘Kissing Booth’ and the sequel, creatively titled ‘Kissing Booth 2’. I have to play the Mum...