Children, Friends

To friend (verb) or not?

I follow the wonderful That MidLife MaMa Donna on Facebook and she's ace. In particular, one of her posts caught my eye recently. https://www.facebook.com/100063737432941/posts/pfbid08qsLmXzsnDUZpw6LhbFHqzjDG4XSXf2WC29NTVq1To3JsNe5Qr2wLpGq3qgyTYFhl/ WordPress seems to trim the text there, here's what Donna said: Find your daughter’s teacher on social media and friend her. This is the advice I received last night. Immediately I… Continue reading To friend (verb) or not?

Kindle and mug of tea sitting in the sun
Children, Reading, Review

July and August 2022 Reading

I do a monthly round up for everything we've read each month. Himself focuses on science articles and forums and news, so he's not getting a section - books only! Sorry, we skipped the July post at the start of August because we were away and I couldn't be bothered. Large boy Hurrah! He hit… Continue reading July and August 2022 Reading

Cars, Children, days out, Travel

Silverstone Classic 2022

It feels like we're only just back from our France holiday and we've packed up again, loaded the car, strapped on the bikes and set off to Silverstone. I'm going to semi-live report on our progress and antics throughout the weekend. We were last here for the WEC in 2019. How much has happened since… Continue reading Silverstone Classic 2022

Children, Writing

Almost there

Are we nearly there yet? Almost holidays Almost the end of daily routines Weekly clubs already over Taxi service to sports is done with Peace and quiet looming, stretching to the horizon Or Kids off school, bored and nagging Interruptions, requests for snacks and screen time Organising activities and friends to play Money leaking to… Continue reading Almost there

Children, Family, Miscarriage

Another year passed

Here we are again, June 17th. This was the date in 2019 that boy3 was scheduled to be born by caesarean section. So even though it's four and a half months after his actual birthday, today remains an unforgettable date for us. We've just made it through another holiday where we seemed to be surrounded… Continue reading Another year passed