Chewing gum, and other enthralling conversation topics

Today I found myself striking up a conversation about chewing gum with a complete stranger. It went like this: Tesco Woman: “That’s 41p, please” Me: “It’s been ages since I bought chewing gum, it was about 25p last time I bought some” TW: *smiles impatiently at me* Me: “My teeth feel funny, you see. You…

Parenting Guilt: killing confidence since the dawn of time

Things I have felt guilty about this week include: – formula feeding (creeps in on an almost-daily basis, that one) – early weaning – lack of exercise (me) – level of chocolate consumption (me)  – amount of TV watched (kids) – not enough vegetables eaten (all of us) – using heaps of shop-bought purée  –…

The best job in the world ❤️

Today I can finally, proudly, joyously exclaim – I’M FREE!!!! By ‘free’, I mean ‘tethered to a teething baby and a grumpy toddler’… Not the best week to become a bonafide ‘Stay at home Mum’ perhaps, or maybe this is my girls’ way of saying “Don’t worry Mummy, look how happy you are even when…