Posts Tagged: "family life"

Timehop collage 2

Oh, Timehop! What are you doing to my emotions?

You’ll already know if you read Cardiff Mummy Says regularly that I am the kind of mum who cries at anything. I was overly-emotional before I had children, but since my three little ones have come along, it has gone into overdrive. First words, first footsteps, first day at school,...

03 05 2016 Whodunnit the mysterious case of who drew on the sofa

Whodunnit?! The mysterious case of who drew on the sofa

“They’ve drawn on the sofa!” my sister-in-law – let’s call her Gloucestershire Auntie – wailed, speedily ripping the cream covers off the cushions. Indeed, someone had most obviously drawn over the settee with big strokes of black felt tip pen. I felt her pain. As she sprayed on the Vanish, bundled...

7 things I know as a mummy of a girl

7 things I know as a mummy of a girl

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I was so touched with the beautiful responses I got to last week’s post, 5 things I know as a mummy of boys. A lot of mums, dads and grandparents told me the little men in their lives are multi-dimensional characters who might like trains, superheroes and kicking around a...

Mum of boys

5 things I know as a mummy of boys

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I’ve read a few articles over the years detailing life as a parent of boys. The lists usually include references to dinosaurs, trucks, superheroes, smelly socks, farting and the like. I always find myself chuckling and nodding along because, yes, that is my life. But – and this is a...