At Home Full Time: Why I Chose What I Thought I Never Would – Part 2

At Home Full Time: Why I Chose What I Thought I Never Would – Part 2

On Monday I talked about leaving my job and choosing to stay at home with the kids. I haven’t fully come to terms with my new role in the family yet. I still have days when I feel like I’m lazy,

At Home Full Time: Why I Chose What I Thought I Never Would – Part 1

At Home Full Time: Why I Chose What I Thought I Never Would – Part 1

Last month I quit my job. My legit reason for doing so, as most of you will know, is because we moved 100 miles across (and down a bit) the country. The official line is that once the new school

Gentle Parenting: The Calm Down Corner

Gentle Parenting: The Calm Down Corner

I’ve never really liked the idea of the naughty step. It’s always kind of seemed to me like banishing a child for having emotions. Sometimes, though, removal from a situation isn’t a bad lesson to learn; in the adult world

Bank Holiday Family Fun Ideas: West Country

Bank Holiday Family Fun Ideas: West Country

Bank Holidays before I had kids always gave me this magical feeling that anything was possible. Inevitably, though, I ended up lounging around in bed until noon then basically wasting the day trying to think of cool and interesting things

Quiz: What’s Your Housework Superhero Name?

Quiz: What’s Your Housework Superhero Name?

At the risk of going all Stepford on you (which you should by now that I am not), I want to talk about an inevitable part of life that most of us hate but literally NEVER goes away. You guessed