Husband Howlers


My husband is an eloquent man. I have always been in awe of the way he effortlessly puts people at ease with his choice of words and polite manner. But during my pregnancy something very strange has happened to him. It is as if my pregnancy hormones have affected his brain resulting in him saying highly inappropriate things at completely the wrong moments. Here are just a few examples to prove my point…

March 30, 2015

Top Parenting Trends 2015…..apparently…..


I read with interest today the following article And, indeed it was interesting.  Some I was bemused at, others baffled, and some I kind of agreed with.    So here goes with my honest account of the ones that stood out for me: Brelfies – No one and I mean no-one wants to take – […]

February 25, 2015



How our cat puts up with my little cheeky monkey is beyond me. But he keeps on coming back for more which can only mean one thing to Harry – playtime!

February 24, 2015

Monkey Business


I love the zoo. Monkeys, primates, chimps, whatever it is you want to call them, I just love anything that can nonchalantly scratch its own bare bum whilst swinging through the trees. My favourite stop-off is the chimpanzee enclosure. Co-incidentally it is also my son’s favourite…..

February 10, 2015



We mothers should have more recognition for our efforts. Could this come in the form of a Degree? Definitely a lot more useful in the world than some other Degrees out there….

February 8, 2015