‘Can I have Facebook?’
May27

‘Can I have Facebook?’

‘Can I have Facebook?’ he says. ‘No.’ ‘But why not?’ ‘Because you’re not 13.’ ‘But everyone else has it, it’s not FAIR.’ I know it’s not fair. He’s one of the youngest in his year and most of his friends are 13. I could relax the rules and let him have it. I know there are plenty of 12 year olds who have Facebook. Not to mention 11 year olds and 9 year...

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A&E
May26

A&E

Regular readers and people who know me in real life will know that our family spends an awful lot of time in A&E. After yet another visit on Saturday evening, I realised it had all got quite spectacularly out-of-control, so I thought I would record it here for posterity (and maybe in some bizarre way it might stop us needing to go again, here’s hoping). I cannot begin to remember how many times I have taken a member of my...

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Silent Sunday 25.5.14
May25

Silent Sunday 25.5.14

             

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Project 365: Week 21
May24

Project 365: Week 21

Day 138 – Sunday 18th May – my second day of walking with Emma’s Army to raise money for Cancer Research – and this time I took ALL of the kids with me! They did very well to walk over 8.5 miles, not bad for an 8 year old!   Day 139 – Monday 19th May – while my kids and I were off walking with Emma’s Army, my husband worked hard on the garden. But the dandelions keep on appearing!  ...

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What she wore: Bird dress
May24

What she wore: Bird dress

I bought this beautiful bird dress from H&M for my daughter’s birthday. Like all H&M clothes, it was a real bargain. I loved the detail of the print, but I was a bit worried about whether she would too. I was also slightly concerned about whether she would like the lace collar – or whether it would suit her. I’m not a big fan of lace on anyone’s clothes, particularly children’s clothes. But...

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