A letter to my anxious child, from your anxious Mum.

My darling girl, It has come to my attention that, at a mere 5 years of age, you are struggling with something that I truly wish that you could have escaped. As you tell me stories about school, I see it in your eyes, mirroring the expression that is so…

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Waddesdon Manor: Waddes not to love?!

I’m sorry I’m sorry! I know that is a terrible play on words but it came into my head when I first thought about this post about visiting Waddesdon Manor, and luckily, it more then lived up to all expectations! Plus, I am officially a Mum now, so I exercise…

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Being ill as a parent.

Having pretty poorly this weekend, it got me to thinking about the difference between being ill when you are Everyone Else In The Entire World, (EEITEW) and being poorly as A Parent. (AP) Let’s have a compare shall we! EEITEW: Phone in sick. AP: Ahahahahahahahahahahaha*deep breath*hahahahahahahahahaha!   EEITEW: Stay in bed. AP: Attempt…

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Feeling the love!

Oh wow, I am really feeling the love today! I’m going to think of it as an early Valentines. As actual Valentines will probably be a very un-romantic affair. After almost 14 years together, and with two small children, it is unlikely that we will do anything more romantic then…

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