Monthly Archives: April 2015

parental preference

My baby just wants his Daddy


My 13-month-old son had an almighty melt down just after his bath last night. He cried, went red in the face and lashed out with his arms. I have never seen him so angry and upset – he’s usually such a chilled-out happy little boy. He wasn’t hungry, thirsty, tired or...

RHS Flower Show Cardiff

Family fun at RHS Flower Show Cardiff


When the Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show Cardiff invited me and my family along for the day, I must admit I was a little sceptical as to whether it would be suitable for three children under five and a half. I’d never been to the RHS Flower Show Cardiff before...

50 things that make me happy


Ooh, I do love a good list, and I also love being happy, so when the lovely Kate who blogs at Yellowbellymummy challenged me to take part in 50 things that make me happy, a little blog-hop game currently doing the rounds in the parent-blogging world, I couldn’t wait to...


Oh cr*p! I’ve got head lice


I’m a 36-year-old woman and last week I had head lice. There. I said it. My secret is out. I have debated for a week whether to write this post or not, but I figure we’re all friends, right? And you won’t judge me, right? I really hope not, because...

four bean chilli

This week we’re eating… four bean chilli


Beans and pulses are a big part of my diet, as I’ve been a vegetarian since I was 12 years old. They’re packed full of protein, iron, fibre, vitamins and minerals, are low fat, and count towards your recommended daily five-a-day. One of my favourite ways to serve them is...