Posts Tagged With ‘kids’
7 Christmas Pissers to Drive a Mum to BOOZE
Do you sometimes find yourself a little narky this festive time of year? Hard to believe, but I know I can get a tad tetchy. I’m not talking the usual stresses here, like the pine needles filling up your Hoover bag, or trying to locate the end of the Sellotape. Years of experience and many-a […]
10 reasons why my dad is BRILLIANT
There are dads, and then there is my dad. We’re not talking some run-of-the-mill, bad-dancing dad here, cracking predictable jokes, unable to drink tea from anything other than his special mug (although, all those things are true). He’s truly unique. He’s so funny, both intentionally and inadvertently, he makes Will Ferrell look a little melancholy. […]
7 Easy Steps to Becoming a Mummy-Blogging BORE
Partial to a parenting post? I know I am! I like the ones with swear words and gin in, best – but that’s because I am a massive mum-blogging bore. There are legions of us now. We have evolved from quintessential mummies narrating the journeys of our cute kids, into ‘frank’, ‘honest’, ‘normal’ mums, a […]
6 Piss-Easy Ways to do Romance Post-Kids
Valentine’s Day is a crock of shit, isn’t it? My single-girl past will never forgive the Hallmark holiday for subjecting me to years of skulking into an office on February 14th and visibly wincing as some knob trilled: “Did you get a card? Ah, n’mind! Here – have one of my 700 roses!” But it’s […]
9 Open Mummy Letters to Some Famous People
These days it seems, a celebrity only has to miss her period and mum bloggers are jostling to be the first to a write an open letter to her foetus. While I am generally not a fan of them, open letters are clearly mandatory in the blogging world and I don’t want to be known […]
7 signs your house is ruled by a TODDLER TYRANT!
Has your home become toddler-occupied territory? Do you live within no-go zones changeable on a daily basis? Are orders frequently barked at you? “Don’t sing!” “Stop talking!” No laughing!” It’s likely the toddler Taliban took up residence somewhere between the second and third birthday, and I’m afraid Amnesty and the UN are unable to help. […]
5 tv mums we’d vote for in a general election!
Apparently, there is a general election in the UK looming! Yes, you heard it here first. But according to recent reports, many mums are still undecided about which way to vote on May 7th. Well, maybe if these five marvellous matriarchs were in the running for Number Ten, mums wouldn’t be so stuck… MAMA WALTON […]
5 reasons all mums should vote for ME!
Dear People at the Houses of Parliament If it’s not too late, I’d like to submit my application for the role of Prime Minister in the forthcoming general election, please? I read recently in my copy of Bella magazine that the ‘school run mum’ vote is still up for grabs, with many mums undecided about […]
8 Mother’s Day gifts WAY better than bath salts
Stop! Step away from the petrol station! That last-in-the-bucket bouquet and hastily lunch hour-bought bubble bath will not cut it this Mother’s Day. If you want to show a mum REAL thought, give her back a little of the simple luxuries she enjoyed pre-kids, and best of all, it doesn’t cost much money at all. […]
12 Things You Should ALWAYS Say To A New Mum
You need to tread carefully around a first-time mum. Say the wrong thing and you could find yourself more unpopular than a bottle of formula at a breastfeeding support group. And as there’s plenty of stuff out there advising on the things you should never say to a new mum, I thought I’d be really […]