When I was little, and I got invited to birthday parties by school friends, my mum enforced a strict £5 present buying maximum. Note the use of the word ‘maximum’. Sometimes, we didn’t even reach the full fiver. And if I wanted to top it up, which I didn’t, but if I did, that was… Continue reading How Much Is Too Much?
Kids club is now way more than just somewhere you drop your children during the school holidays. Last Sunday, Big Fish Little Fish (or BFLF to those in the know) invited the Hey fam along to their Jingle Bell Rave, downstairs at The Mangle http://wringerandmangle.com/mangle/, in East London’s, newly gentrified, London Fields. To those of you… Continue reading Big Fish Little Fish: 2-4 Hour Party People!
So, I kind of wrote another featured piece for another amazing, mama-run, online publication. The amazing ladies behind Motherhood Reconstructed, Tamu and Leah, have published a little something I wrote on their ‘Back to School’ Topic of the Month. I first started following Tamu when she posted an awesome pic on their Instagram page… Continue reading Name-calling in the Playground
The past week has seen me encounter many firsts. My first ‘In Real Life’ meet up with an insta-friend (Sunita from www.luckythings.co.uk), my first featured post in Salisbury Parenting (although it was actually published two weeks ago – I told you I was disorganised) and today, my first guest post! I am totally loving what Instagram/blogging has… Continue reading First Guest Post: Anoushka Beazley – Just some things I hate about Motherhood
I’m not sure when or how it started, but, usually, the threat of counting to three works well with Kid 1+1. We never officially outlined the parameters of the whole counting to three thing, but she seemed to get that, once three was reached, there would be consequences. True, after one she is, usually, still… Continue reading One…Two…Two and a half…