Category Archives: life with kids

Simply put, our lives with our kids. Why they drive us mad and why we love them (often simultaneously).

Dear Solo Parent…

A letter of empathy, love and support from one solo parent to ALL others. You’re an amazing human being with so much strength.

Just me and the kids (our first holiday)

Next week, me and my three kids are off on our first holiday abroad, post separation. To Club Letoonia in Turkey. Just me. And them. (And a large bottle of gin, haha.)


Bedtime. It isn’t glorious. It doesn’t last an hour (I’m looking at you, CBeebies). These are our stages of bedtime. Every. Painful. Night.

How to spot a threenager…

How on earth have I been a mother for eight years, had three kids and NEVER written a post about threenagers? Well, finally, here it is. How to spot one.

How to potty train a boy*

* Warning: This post contains absolutely no advice of any value. But it may at least make you vow never to potty train your own.

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