Saturday is football baby caption day!
Apr26

Saturday is football baby caption day!

My 10 year old son loves football. He loves playing football and he loves watching football. He’s always loved football. His very first word was ‘ball’. Here he is, aged just 11 months, with his little treat from the Man Utd gift shop following a tour. Yep, that boy sure does love football. Can you caption my little sleepy boy?...

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An afternoon with my little ones
Apr25

An afternoon with my little ones

The other day something unusual happened. I got an afternoon to myself with just my younger kids. No pressures, just the three of us. And it was priceless. We had arrived in Betsw-y-Coed that day, and my eldest was hassling to go up Snowdon on his own with just my husband the day before our ‘official’ walk. He’d been up Snowdon with my husband, his best friend and husband’s best friend a year ago and it was...

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Snowdon adventure
Apr24

Snowdon adventure

My family has conquered Snowdon! Did we enjoy it? Not that much. Will we be doing it again? Not necessarily. Do we feel proud? We most certainly do. It was a long, tough day and I felt so proud of my kids and myself for different reasons. We started the day parked at Pen-y-Pas at the foot of Snowdon. From there, there are two main tracks upwards – the Pyg Trail, which is steeper and more difficult, and the Miner’s Trail,...

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The Gallery: Easter
Apr23

The Gallery: Easter

When I saw that this week’s Gallery theme was Easter, I was initially uninspired. I even considered, shock horror, not joining in. But then we had a crazy family Easter and I thought it would be a shame not to record it for posterity. So here goes… All my daughter wanted for Easter was a Wispa egg. It’s not a lot to ask, so of course the bunny did the right thing. When we got up in the morning, my eldest went...

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Terrified
Apr22

Terrified

I am in turmoil right now. It’s been a month since I finished work and now it’s crunch time. I have to get my business off the ground, have to sell myself, have to make money. And I’m terrified. Terrified that I won’t be able to do it. I’m so happy and relaxed not going to work every day and that I was able to spend Easter with the kids without complicated childcare arrangements and feeling like I was...

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