At the weekend I drove a few hundred miles to deposit my children with my parents for one week. Yep, that's right. I am now officially child-free for one whole week.
Parenting is hard. Actually no, forget that. Life is hard. More specifically juggling life as a parent is hard. One day you might feel like you're in perfect control of everything.
"Getting older isn't something to worry about," my parents and their friends would tell me years ago. "Age is just a number. Life's not about how old you are, its
Back in April, I signed my children up for the Lawn Tennis Association's 'Tennis for Kids' initiative: free tennis lessons for 6 weeks to get children interested in tennis. They
My children had their bi-annual eye tests yesterday. They need regular sight tests because both of them wear glasses to help correct their vision. Considering that these eye tests come around
This past week, when 22 people died following a heinous attack in Manchester, has been extremely difficult for everyone. I consider myself lucky because no-one I know was involved, but I still
As a mum, there are lots of things I worry about on a daily basis. Am I being a good enough parent? Are my children eating enough fruit and vegetables? Do
Juggling a family and a job is never easy. Sometimes it feels like you're spinning all the plates successfully while at other times it seems like they're all crashing to the
How often do you think about your own health? It's a question I've been mulling over recently. I think it's mainly because I changed jobs last year and now work for
My children are, as are many others, rather adept at making a racket. They are known to bicker and fight or scream and shout together in delight. This summer though, I'm hoping