Lyme Regis aquarium perched on the end of the Cobb at Lyme Regis, Dorset, is a great little destination to escape the rain or just enjoy on a sunny day in combination with all that Lyme Regis has to offer, you can hang out on sandy Monmouth beach with the kids happily occupied with buckets … Continue reading Lyme Regis aquarium
Easter. Kids and chocolate. That's what it's all about right? Last week when I was loading my groaning trolley at the supermarket the cashier remarked on how the whole thing had kind of turned into another Christmas. The food, the work but most of all the expense. I would agree but actually I have had … Continue reading As predictable as rain on a bank holiday …
Recently I was retelling my experience of the NCT to a friend of mine and she convinced me that I should share it with you all. I am slightly nervous about this, yes I know I have a blog but I'm not very good at baring my soul (who would have thought?) I also don't … Continue reading My experience with the NCT : pro painful birthing classes
So, Christmas is officially over. I always think these few days between Christmas and New Year are the worst; I am in a no man's land of sorts - wading through discarded wrapping paper and empty Amazon boxes, I don't know what day of the week it is and I'm wandering aimlessly around the house … Continue reading Crimbo : the aftermath (a grumpy woman’s view)
A new TV series has got everyone talking, the programme is screened on BBC2 and is called Motherland; it features the lives of a group of school parents who appear to hang out all day in a local cafe drinking lattes and gossiping whilst their offspring are at school. Is the show an accurate portrayal … Continue reading Is Motherland toxic?
This summer we went to France camping with our 2 rugrats. It will be fun! I said to myself, the kids will play happily in a safe campsite with lots of other French enfants. They will pick up the language so easily by the time we return home they will be fluent. Mr familyhomeblog and … Continue reading Holidays with kids. Reality versus expectation
So, the scummy mummy has been vilified in the Daily Mail and the blogging community are up in arms at the injustice of it all; but reading some of the comments on social media I wonder whether many have read the article in its entirety. Admittedly when I started reading this piece, my initial assessment was … Continue reading The slummy mummy backlash. My verdict on ‘that’ article …