Crimbo : the aftermath (a grumpy woman’s view)

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)

Holidays with kids. Reality versus expectation 

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 

The slummy mummy backlash. My verdict on ‘that’ article …

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 …