Category Archives: Parenting

Once upon a time

Oh, to be a child again! Even though it was *coughs* some considerable time ago, I recall the bliss of opening a book and jumping into magical worlds filled with enchanted forests and mystical creatures; worlds where good triumphed over … Continue reading

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One of those ‘something in my eye’ moments

If you gave me a pound for every appointment I’ve attended for Hannah since her birth, I’d probably be able to afford that house I’ve got my eye on in Cornwall. I kid you not! (Don’t worry, that’s the last … Continue reading

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Did you have a nice summer?

    Did you have a nice summer?         It used to be one of those questions I’d dread being asked.   Mostly because my feeble response (probably including some grunting and gurning) would more than likely … Continue reading

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Life As A Dad 

(A VIP Daddy Guest Post)   Remember that post I did a while back called “I See YOU”? (you can find it on the ‘favourite posts’ section of the blog).  It was one of my most popular posts…and one I’m … Continue reading

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Annie goes shopping

Or, otherwise entitled… Man for hire!         Last night Hannah’s daddy and I went shopping. By the time we’d actually got out of the house, travelled to the shopping centre and parked up, we didn’t have much … Continue reading

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Sometimes, you just gotta put those Super Mama knickers on!

Or, otherwise entitled… Annie may just (definitely) have another rant! Or… I couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried!   “Super Mama Knickers” Definition (mine): A fictional* undergarment (pictured) possessing special powers.  Typically worn when a boost of empowerment … Continue reading

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As long as…

So, let’s just recap to the bit where Hannah’s daddy said what he said. (Just in case you’re new here “Hello!” *waves vigorously*, this ties in to my last post…so you might want to just pop back there and have … Continue reading

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Spinning plates

Him:  (Says cheerily) “Hello.  What can I do for you?” Me:  “Hi.  Well, I’ve got this lump that I’d like you to take a look at” (show’s him the lump) Him:  (Looks at lump.  Frowns.  Gives it a bit of … Continue reading

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Grandparents

I have such fond memories of my grandparents: Grandma, always smiling, with her perfect bouffant, ever changing in all manner of muted candy floss colours and always referring to me as “chucky egg”. Summer holidays at their seaside homes, mooching … Continue reading

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Goodnight Sweetheart

Or, otherwise entitled… A momentous occasion is upon us! Or Patience is a virtue Or Life doesn’t always go to plan Or I obviously couldn’t make my mind up what to call this post, could I? Or I was thinking … Continue reading

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