Monthly Archives: September 2015

Windowsills, Winter Wardrobes and Wildest Dreams

Hello, hello! Friday again, and time for another round up of #LittleLoves. I’m forever writing these posts at the eleventh hour, I don’t know how Friday’s come around so quickly! Here goes:

Read: I’ve had a lovely week in the land of blogging. Jenny picked my Cake for Breakfast post as her featured post on #ShareWithMe and then Netmums featured my post, 12 Ways Being a Mum is Like Being a University Student, as their blog of the day yesterday. ¬†Generally I just blog away, much to the bewilderment of my family and friends, without much clue as to whether anyone really likes what I do. So I really appreciated the extra compliments I received this week. Thank you to everyone who supports me.

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12 Ways Being a Mum is Like Being a University Student.

12 ways being a mum is like being a student

When I attended University I thought it would prepare me for my working life. I thought it would be the foundations of a fabulous career. What I didn’t know was that it would also prepare me for Motherhood, as some of the experiences are incredibly similar. Here are 12 ways being a mum is like being a University student.

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Chick Flicks and Cones #LittleLoves


This week’s reading has mostly involved reading the riot act to the kids. I’m not sure why but Lewis finishes school like a bear. It takes a good 30 minutes after picking him up for him to return to normal. After which we have been reading lots of Biff and Chip. And that just about sums up my reading for this week.

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Cake for Breakfast?


I am often told that I, “Say it as it is.” Or that I, “Call a spade a spade.” And in truth, I do. Well, what else am I supposed to call it? As I have become older, and perhaps a little wiser, I have learned at times it is better to say nothing at all. Or, as a friend of mine recently put it, to deliver a ‘shit sandwich’. In other words, if you are going to say something you know the recipient won’t like, at least lead up to it and follow it with something nice:

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Promises and Pom Poms #LittleLoves

Promises and Pom poms

I have two weeks of Little Loves to catch up on, as I was otherwise engaged last week. Best to just get on with it I think. Here goes:

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