Three into 2

A bittersweet birthday. This month is the month I turn one year older. Not that I ever feel it. That’s the beauty of running around after young children I suppose.

Young children

Siblings: a special bond

“You don’t choose your family. They are God’s gift to you, as you are to them.” – Desmond Tutu There is a special and unique bond which siblings share. They have

Family Christmas

Our 2014 family Christmas

As I type, the turkey has been eaten and all gifts unwrapped. Bin bags full of paper and discarded cardboard boxes fill my garage. We’ve had a fantastic family Christmas. The build-up

Florida, fun in Florida, first foreign family holiday

Booking our first foreign family holiday

Taking the plunge and planning our first aeroplane adventure. For the last 5 years or so our family holidays have seen us enjoying the delights of the UK. But it was only

Chez Mummy, family, mother, children

An exciting announcement

The The Brat Race family is growing! This news has been a few months in the making. I’ve been dying to tell people about this for ages. You have no idea

Family portraits, drawing

Family portraits from a 5-year-old

Introducing my daughter the artist. Once upon a time my baby girl used to grab chunky crayons and randomly colour patches of paper to create ‘drawings’. You could ask her

Financial family planning

Family planning (in the financial sense)

The expensive business of raising a family. New figures out this week suggest it costs £148,000 to raise a child until the age of 18. It’s a figure I can

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