Shit they should tell you about Halloween… but no one does because it would scare the living crap out of you. 1. The early start On the 31st October you will be woken up at 6.30am by a small child in full witches garb shaking you and demanding to be taken trick or treating. Don’t worry […]
Welcome to the only summer holiday guide you will ever need. Includes handy suggestions for day trips, picnic ideas and crafts to keep the whole family entertained.* *Suggestions may not be handy or keep the whole family entertained. Does not include picnic ideas. Some people may require further guides. Likely to cause dizziness and fainting. Week One […]
Recently I read an online article that was rather snippy about the amount of effort one mother had put into creating something spectacular for her children. The writer of the article seemed unnerved that any sane woman could be arsed to put so much time and effort into parenting. Which is ironic when you realise […]
There will be one child sitting quietly doing puzzles.
This will not be your child.
I had hoped this role was allocated on some sort of rota and that one week it would be my daughter quietly amusing herself whilst others looked on in awe. I seem to have been left off the rota.
(If I had a child who sat quietly and entertained themselves I would not need playgroup I would be sitting at home watching This Morning, painting my toenails and writing a blog about what a piece of piss small children are to look after. )
Easter holidays mean no playgroups so I have been busy trying to entertain my children at home. To date we have made (and eaten) Easter baskets, Easter paper chains and chocolate crispy cake nesty buns. The baskets and paper chains weren’t really meant for human consumption but try telling that to Eeh Bah Son. To […]
I have a friend who creates beautiful hand made cards for birthdays her designs are always thoughtful and lovingly made and I have always been in awe of her creative skills. Another friend sends Christmas cards every year made by her children. I am not in awe of their creative skills in fact their cards […]