The joys of having children bring with it endless cleaning and tidying. Spending the best part of your day picking up after playtime or cleaning orange food (why is 70% of baby food orange and so hard to wash out?!) off the floor, clothes, and every single piece of furniture within a two metre radius. … Continue reading Growing Pains of Messy Children
Silly-Assessment-Test is what my school head teacher used to call them. He highlighted that they are nothing more than ridiculous tests school aged children have to take every three years until they are ready to sit their GCSEs. I have to hand it to him, he made me feel so much better when faced with my … Continue reading SATs – Unnecessary Stress for my 6-Year-Old
It often gets really frustrating trying to dig out baby clothes from a drawer especially when I am in a rush and need to quickly grab a change of clothes or a clean bib or muslin for my 6month old. Pretty much every day the drawer becomes a mess and I have noticed that a … Continue reading Baby Joy – Konmari style
I had gotten really caught up in figuring out what I really wanted from life for such a long time, and since I was a child I was always asked what I wanted to be when I got older, and my answer changed so often, from being a teacher to a pilot, to engineer, to … Continue reading This is Why I Am.
Since learning about minimalism I have wondered how well my children would adapt to the change. I worried that they would cry when asked to get rid of some of the stuff but surprisingly we have been able to part with more than I irate anticipated. Some things however have been removed without them knowing, … Continue reading Minimalism with kids
There are so many secrets that are pretty grim that are hidden in the parent world that you are not told beforehand from having poo all over the floor, to having piss in your face, to having your walls redecorated by a toddler using a red crayon. Oh the joys of parenthood. From the moment … Continue reading A Load of Poo!
This month my sons montessori nursery fees went up by a whopping 3.5% or however much they said. And there was me thinking £875 a month for four days a week was expensive. Where the hell will i now find £906 a month?!? Ok so part of the fee is paid by student finance child … Continue reading Nursery struggle