No, I’m not “glad of the peace”!

Earlier this week I mentioned to someone that Dave was working away all week and she said, “Oooh aren’t you glad? I think I’d quite like that! It would be nice to have some peace” I posted about this on my instagram stories and had so many messages about it that I thought it warranted a blog post. The thing is, she’s not the only one to say it – lots of people have said they’d quite like a bit of time to themselves – and I guess I do understand that. The odd night in on your own to watch whatever you want on TV, to eat your favourite tea that your partner doesn’t like, to stay up late, to go to bed early, to please yourself. I get that. The odd night has a certain novelty factor. But no, at the moment Dave is working away quite a…

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Three under 5 . . .  Five years later

Three under 5 . . . Five years later

Five years ago now, I wrote a post about what it was like having three children under 5.  Those days are far behind us … View Post
Work At Home Mum Guilt

Work At Home Mum Guilt

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Back to school, back to normal

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It feels customary now to come home from the first school run of the new academic year and write about our summer and the … View Post
Our Family – July 2019

Our Family – July 2019

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Double Star of the Week Action!

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Last Friday I had the pleasure of being invited to Star of the Week assembly to see Chloe be chosen for the second time … View Post
Ben is raising money for Diabetes UK

Ben is raising money for Diabetes UK

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