#TheOrdinaryMoments – Feeding Time At The Zoo

I decided to address an issue which seems to be a constant battle in this household – food. As this is indeed ‘an ordinary moment’ for this family, it seemed to fit perfectly into this post.

Way back when the kids were first-born I made a plan to ween them onto freshly made fruits and vegetables, all of which my husband and I peeled, chopped, puree and then placed into ice-cube trays to freeze. We then placed the frozen cubes into plastic bags, which we then labelled with the date and contents. Following this we followed Annabel Karmel and Gina Ford recipes for a wide range of nutritious meals all of which our children ate.…

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The Comedy Of Parenting With Jason Manford

As parents it’s not often that we get to go out as a couple. Recently however, it seems that we’ve spent more time out than in! Earlier in the year I booked tickets for a few gigs all of which seemed to be around the same time and as a result this month seems to be manic!

Over the weekend Paul and I went to watch Jason Manford perform live at our local theatre, we’ve watched Jason several times in the past and not once have we been disappointed. Whilst Jason covers a variety of topics throughout his comedy, being a fellow parent his jokes are quite often based upon his experience of being a Father which as you can imagine is right up our street!…

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Ten Household Changes When Living With Kids

Having woken with a full-blown hang over following a night on the lash with the ladies I knew that today may be somewhat challenging. The kids instantly detected my dreary, semi- drunken haze and seemed to purposefully press my buttons just for the crack, hell they even found a few buttons I wasn’t aware I even had!

It got me thinking as to how life changes following popping sprogs. Not just how life itself alters but how your home as you once knew it suddenly changes and becomes ‘the family home’. Here are a few things which have certainly changed in our household since we introduced children into the mix


Ten Household Changes When Living With Kids You were once proud to invite friends and family over to your home.… View Post