For my dear friend Helen

I think this might be something I talk about too much but I think the hardest thing to manage as a parent is the pull. This can be a little tug at your heart strings right through to the feeling of an invisible arm man-handling you backwards. When they are first born and this tiny […]

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Helicopter

The kids are back to school and I finally have a moment to reflect on a blogpost. I fear it might resemble a Dear Diary entry, or more likely a spewed outverbal diarrhoea block of text that makes little sense. What an image eh? So Sybbie is pretty much a delight. I can’t put into […]

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Some entertaining ideas

Could get used to these radio interviews 😂. I was on about 8.05 AM ish on BBC Radio Lincolnshire if you fancy a listen back. More ramblings on half term and what to do. I really don’t know where my maiden name has come from, I guess it is still my middle name 😂. Really […]

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And relax…

Mega surreal waiting to talk to BBC Radio 5 live about half term and what to do. My plans involve… well no plans. How lovely is it to not have to be mean mummy for the week? My heart hurts a little each time I have to cut off a story they are telling me […]

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Ah, half term!

We’ve just about made it! Half term, phew! Don’t get me wrong, it will be a tough old week with nothing to do but won’t it be wonderful to not have to be organised? I started out with great intentions but I’ve slowly slipped into printing things 5 minutes before the Zoom, books all over […]

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3.0

Just wanted to do a quick post to check in and make sure everyone was ok and coping with lockdown 3.0? I feel like I am on a rollercoaster. One minute I am grateful for the extra time we all get to spend together and so thankful for our home and safety, the next minute […]

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What a six weeks

I can’t quite believe it’s been over six weeks since Sybbie arrived. The eve of lockdown she decided to make an appearance along with the suspense and ultimate disappointment that she wouldn’t meet many people for some time. She still hasn’t met everyone and hardly anyone properly, who even knows when she will. It makes […]

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Lockdown Baby

I’ve not written for a while as like most of you, what on earth do I have to talk about? 2020 has been such a bizarre year, beyond writing about the latest box-set we are watching post the monotonous bedtime routine, I have nothing to say. Honestly, we can’t even commit to one without going […]

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Podgy Arms

I can’t stop thinking about podgy arms this week. Wilfred is just clinging onto his cute toddler frame where his body length is disproportionate to his legs and it is all so squishy and delightful. I gave his arm an extra little squeeze as I checked on him last night to try and bank a […]

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The Impossible Decision.

The eve of a new normal for us. I’m not sure we as parents have ever had to make such an important decision. It genuinely felt at times like we were damned either way. If we sent the children to school and nursery and they got poorly, it would be our fault for taking the […]

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