Your Weekly Parent Horoscopes

Your Weekly Parent Horoscopes

You know what they say, 'a week is a long time in politics, but it's a fucking lifetime in parenting'. If you, like me, are feeling somewhat jaded by recent…Read more
Oh F*ck, It’s Half-Term…

Oh F*ck, It’s Half-Term…

October half term is a tricky bastard. It creeps up on you like a stalker in a Jason mask, taps you on the shoulder, raises its bloodless hands to your…Read more
A Tour Around My Marriage

A Tour Around My Marriage

We’ve been a little busy of late, so in lieu of writing an actual blog post, for one week only I’ve decided to throw open the doors to our marriage…Read more
Why Working Mums Make Kick-Ass Employees

Why Working Mums Make Kick-Ass Employees

Working mums get a hard rap. If they’re not being brow-beaten by family for abandoning their babies, they’re being bitched about by less child-challenged colleagues when they leave early enough…Read more
Potty Training: The Prequel

Potty Training: The Prequel

If you are reading this expecting a post with advice on how to potty train your child, I’m afraid you’re in the wrong place. This is the prequel to potty…Read more
The Sand Pit

The Sand Pit

I have discovered a new law; "The amount of effort you put into something is inversely related to the level of appreciation you will get back."  I have found evidence…Read more
When Comforter Toys Go Wrong

When Comforter Toys Go Wrong

The thing about comforter toys is that you have absolutely no control over what it is that your child will get attached to. Give a child an easily-replacable muslin to…Read more
Turns Out I’m A Judgmentalist

Turns Out I’m A Judgmentalist

I have always prided myself on being a fairly tolerant individual. As the saying goes, “you can’t judge a man until you’ve walked a mile in his shoes”. Which is…Read more
The Dr Who Inspired One

The Dr Who Inspired One

We don’t have a TV in our house. It’s not that we’re some new-age hippies who think the blinkbox is the work of the devil and that humanity’s downfall will…Read more
Going Back To Work. Bleurgh.

Going Back To Work. Bleurgh.

I’ve gone back to work. My six glorious months of maternity leave have come to an end. As have the precious holidays I saved up when I was knocked up.…Read more
Breastfeeding Sucks, Doesn’t It?

Breastfeeding Sucks, Doesn’t It?

Anyone having a baby in the last few years will know the breastfeeding propaganda starts early into pregnancy. “Would you like to sign up to a breastfeeding class?” I’m asked…Read more
Our First Family Holiday

Our First Family Holiday

I never used to choose where to go on holiday on the basis of how long I could cope with crying coming from the back seat of the car. Then…Read more