Pot(ty) Luck


family & parenting, incontinence

I loathe the phrase ‘quality time’. Possibly because I can’t work out what it means. And I am both suspicious and indignant about things when I don’t know what they mean (and everyone else seems to). I’m told my husband and I should have more of it. And I should feel guilty for not spending […]

16th September 2013

Repeat to fade


birth, babies, bodies, breastfeeding

All I want is a good night’s sleep I love Newborn dearly but I don’t want to hear a peep So he’d better learn to count some sheep ‘Cos a good night’s sleep would be loverly LOV-ER-LY You have more than a room somewhere A lovely cot built with swearing and care Monkey, giraffe, your […]

15th November 2011

You’ve got me – who’s got you?


family & parenting

That, above, is my favourite line from Superman. And, if we ever get drunk together I may tell you one of my deepest secrets: I prefer Superman to Star Wars, almost entirely on the basis of that brilliantly corny line, uttered by Lois as she is saved from a tumbling death by our hero. I’ve […]

12th August 2011

PC Fantasies


family & parenting

There was a lovely post on http://www.muddlingalongmummy.com/ about how things change with parenthood, most especially its never ending game of sleep catch up. M-A-M talked of her fantasy of 24 hours in a hotel with room service. Like almost every Mum I’ve ever met or could imagine, I too share this fantasy. Nice bath, TV, […]

22nd January 2011