Following In Our Footsteps…

We’ve always been quite clear that SB can be anything she wants to be. If she wants to dance, she can dance. If she wants to be a firefighter, she can be a firefighter. We will be proud of her, and we will support her all the way. The two […]

Is Age Just A Number?

A popular topic on Mumsnet lately has been the right age to have a baby. Somewhat inevitably, it’s leading to a fair few arguments, as everyone disagrees on what constitutes an “old” mum, what constitutes a “young” mum, and what is the ideal age to have a baby at. I […]

Why Pokemon Go! and parenting are basically the same thing…

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of weeks, you’ll have heard of Pokemon Go!, a new mobile-based game that lets you catch Pokemon around the world, doing battle with other players and so on.

Haven Holidays: Thorpe Park, Lincolnshire

We’ve been to many over the years, all across the UK – but for the last couple of years, we’ve been to parks owned by a different company instead. Haven was getting a bit tired – everything seemed to cost extra; the entertainment lost its zing; the customer service was really falling apart.

This year, my parents decided to take a chance on Haven again, and they asked SB and I to join them.

Flying Solo

Over the weekend, we took SB to a Haven site in Cleethorpes, Lincolnshire. When I say “we”, I mean my parents, my brother and sister and I. Yep, that’s right – I’ve been flying solo as a parent this weekend, a long way from home. There’s a long convoluted reason […]