#parentfail

Bobbi’s cold has gone full blown, but she’s reached the sleeping stage, which is ace as she slept for 6 hours straight last night. Sadly, Nina got up at 05:30 as usual. I did not get to sleep for 6 hours straight ? Once we were all up and dressed I left the girls watching […]

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I got to sleep in my actual bed with pillows and everything for the first time in 3 nights. 4.5 hours uninterrupted sleep for the first time in WEEKS – wahoooo!  I woke up covered in Bobbi’s bogeys as she had a cold so that’s not so good.  Nina came through demanding tea and chocolate […]

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What have I done?

I know I’m not the only one who uses the iPad as a weapon. I’m not proud of it. I am but a woman.  When I’m making the dinner, tidying up, trying to have a waz it buys me a bit of peace ?  Nina is quicker on it than me. I’ll give it to […]

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The dawning of a new age…

I’m genuinely gobsmacked that as a country we have voted out of the EU. It’s not the news I thought we’d be waking up to this morning. I thought it’d be close but would swing the other way. It’s a difficult position to be in, not just because of the uncertainty and unrest, but because […]

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The die is cast…

The biggest vote of our lives is being counted as I type. I’m just up feeding Bobbi and couldn’t help but check out the progress. We’re currently just leaning towards leaving (the EU) This feels like the dawn of something special. Hopefully in a good way. But it’s impossible to tell as we’ve been so […]

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FREEDOM…

Do you ever have a moment, a day, a week where you think everyone is out to get you and your life is unmanageable? That’s me right now and I can’t see a way out. Dans managed to get a temp job which takes a lot of pressure off. He started this morning and has […]

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Show me the silver lining …

I’m on maternity leave and Dan has lost his job. It’s our 8th wedding anniversary and he’s spending it out looking for work. Our cars are about ready to die and we’re in need of diy sos but we’re staying positive. We’re staying positive for our two beautiful daughters as they will have no clue […]

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Catch 22

After a lovely, refreshing four hours of broken sleep, Robyn has decided it’s play time again, which is great. We’ve been downstairs for an hour while Dan and Nina sleep upstairs which is also great. I’ve had a cup of coffee and am considering another as HARDtalk is just starting. There’s some guy on there […]

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