• Proud to be a selfish mama

    I am a selfish mother. And I am completely OK with that.Β  Last weekend we went out-out. We left the kids with their grandparents, and headed into London where we had a lovely lunch at a grown-up restaurant.  This was a restaurant where kids did not exist. There was not a kids’ menu. There was

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  • It’s not just you, motherhood IS hard

    Whoever claims to find motherhood a breeze is either lying or someone with the patience of a saint crossed with an actual god on earth.  Motherhood is hard. The other day I took my daughters for a day out at a local country park. It has animals, different play parks, dinosaur statues, fairy doors, play

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  • The 7 stages of sickness in kids

    Just when you thought it was safe to take the quarantine sign off of our front door, we have yet another bug! When Β illness strikes again and again I have to resort to putting my kids in front of the television nearly all day. My toddler has spent entire weeks watching telly when she’s been

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