A letter to my firstborn – as you turn five

My little Buddy is turning five Well Buddy, it’s the eve of your fifth birthday and I’m doing what I assume every mother does on the eve of her kids birthdays; a) remembers and re-lives the Labour and birth b)…

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15 funny things my 4 year old has said this Christmas 

You guys all seemed to enjoy my last funny things my 4 year old has said lately  so much that I thought I would bring you a final instalment before he turns 5 on Friday (sob). This time, given the…

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When your kid isn’t excelling at school

The first school parent’s meeting I had my first school parent’s meeting last week. It was exceptionally short notice so I didn’t really spend much time thinking about what to expect. My son has just started reception class so my only…

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How to get more sleep, when your kids won’t sleep

When you need more sleep I’ve written a few posts now on what heinous sleep thieves my two children are. My very first blog post was about how to get through the day with kids when you have had zero sleep the…

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Do you want more flexible working options?

The gender pay gap The gender pay gap bothers me. When Lena was born in February 2015, there was a news report that said female babies born that day wouldn’t achieve equal pay until they were in their 70s. Are…

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