Mayhem of a mother’s mind

Ever wondered just how Mum’s know what you’re thinking, have eyes in the back of their heads, can make a 3 course dinner, wash and iron a basketful of clothes, do GCSE maths homework, give critique (make that constructive critique) on a cheerleader routine and referee a smackdown wrestling match between 2 toddlers- ALL at the same time. Well here it is- insider knowledge on the way a Mother’s mind works- tread carefully!!!

Turning teenager birthday party.

Had been fretting about this party for weeks, okay maybe not as 'fretty' as I was about my half century (ouch, that still smarts a bit) last year, but I was still getting myself in a bit of a tizz! The DJ was booked, and luckily paid for by eldest son, as let's face it DJ's cost the earth these days. I was definitely in the wrong line when God handed out careers advice. He never told me that writing would never be as fruitful as spinning discs (although it's actually clicking on tunes from a laptop these days- yeah go figure!!). (more…)

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Who said swimming is fun?

"Nana, are you coming in the pool today?" The dreaded words fell so easily from his perfect 6 year old mouth. Gazing into his rainbow coloured eyes, and caramac- coloured, perfect face- how could I tell him that I:- (more…)

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Moles and how NOT to get rid of them.

Last years freshly laid lawn, didn't last long, due to the effects of our Summer showers and the rather persistent mole gang that wait in line to wreak havoc.  I tried the solar sticks that - (more…)

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