Chickenpox hell

Image credit: Pexels Chickenpox is currently doing the rounds in my kids school.  I offer the parents my deepest sympathies along with breathing a huge sigh of relief that having been there, done that and got the scars to prove it, we will not be going through it again.  I would love to tell you…

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How to make sure your kid has the best World Book Day costume

This term I’ve already had to deal with Superhero dress-up day and Victorian dress-up day.  And we still have the celebrated (or rather dreaded) World Book Day to come.  Why I don’t like World Book Day costumes The mention of World Book Day makes me break out into a cold sweat. I love getting lost…

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LOL Round-up: Back to school laughs

Congratulations!  You have survived the summer holidays.  You made it through the rainy days, the failed crafts, the water fights, the ice creams for breakfast, the late nights and the “I’m bored”s.   Some of us are cracking open the Prosecco and doing a happy dance in the kitchen that our little darlings are going…

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LOL: The one with all the weddings

When I mused upon what to write about for this months LOL Round-up, there seemed to be only one talking point last month.  The Royal Wedding.  The haters are gonna hate, but personally I loved it.  I even shed a tear.  But I did feel for Kate.  Three weeks post baby I was still in…

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LOL Round-up: The one with all the weather

My wardrobe is confused.  Quite frankly so am I.  I’m no longer sure what to wear on any given day.  The last month we have had school closed due to snow, a camping trip cancelled due to heavy rain, and a mini heatwave that cause boob sweat and an ice lolly shortage.  Not to mention…

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LOL Round-up: Getting on a bit

The exit sign for my thirties is fast approaching.  Having turned 39 I can no longer say I am in my mid thirties.  To be honest it was an exaggeration to say it when I was 38.  So as middle age looms over me, I feel the situation is best handled with humour.  Therefore this…

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