The Dance Show

    I am of average intelligence, I have a degree, and, in the past, have spent many years working in schools. And yet sometimes, I receive letters and have absolutely no idea what I am supposed to make of them. My daughter is currently in a dance show and I have practically had to call some […]

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The Post Nap Crier

  If you are not familiar with the title of this blog stop reading here. This is ONLY material for those of us unfortunate enough to immediately understand the content that I am about to discuss. If you are one of those people who puts your child down to nap and they wake up gurgling, […]

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Disney and Lesbians

  I know. Bit of a weird title eh? I just know some people will have hit on this site by mistake, and it’s not what you’re looking for… soz, you might want to alter your search keywords (and maybe your moral standards, they are animations for kids FFS) Anyway, there has been a campaign started […]

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GET BEACH BODY READY

This is a VERY important post to remind you that if you haven’t already started getting thinner/browner/sexier then it is time to START. The weather is getting warmer and your body must be PERFECT in order for you to expose any part of it. Exfoliate, moisturise and per-fect lady. It’s time to get beach body […]

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Truth

  I was having a think the other day about the reason why I’m writing this blog and I had a horrible thought. The thought was how this blog was open to interpretation and some people may see it as a licence to rant and complain. Suddenly I had this horrible feeling of being misunderstood. […]

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Considering a career change? I have a (stupid) suggestion for you…

Considering a career change? Are you a parent? May I suggest that you may already have all the essential criteria to be an outstanding and upstanding member of the policeforce, (go with it…) Now assuming that the beautiful law enforcement officers of the UK are blissfully unaware of that one (ahem) time you dabbled with […]

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A *FUN* morning

      Easter holiday FUN Today you are going to be FUN. You are going to soft play today. Course you don’t want to, but you want to be FUN today so you take your 3 under 5’s to soft play this morning. They are SO excited that they chant ’soooft play, soooft play’ […]

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Control

  Today I’m talking anal. I’m talking anal retentiveness. That kind of anal. It is a well known fact (in my household) that the more you like to control situations, the harder you find it to parent. Some people like to parent as a dictator, think Kim Jong-un, Hitler, Mugabe, Gina Ford. Some people take […]

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The Characters at Play

When we play, we are more like our children than we know. Here are the universal characters that pop up at both the playgroup and the pub. The Crier Kid version- Sobbing is her middle name. So in tune with her emotions that even happy things, like fluffy bunnies and colourful rainbows, mean that tears […]

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