I’ve been very organised this year, I am usually a very organised person anyway but I like to leave Christmas to be slightly more spontaneous. We plan where we are spending Christmas Day, we set budgets and then I shop. No other limitations. This year however I have made a plan. We are going to the Grandwinnettes (Hubbys parents) for…

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Like many parents this time of year, we are busting our behinds to let the man in the red suit take the credit for Christmas. When our oldest daughter looks at me with a peaceful sincere look and says “Thank You’ for something it fills me with joy and makes me think that working is worth while. Now, on Christmas morning…

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Today Pinky asked me why I don’t take her to and from nursery. Although I’m currently on maternity leave and more than capable of doing it, and although on a rare occasion I do pick her up if Hubby has a late meeting, when I go back to work I won’t be able to. I thought I was fine with…

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October was a strange month as it started in Greece. Having flown out at the end of September for a two week holiday we were well on our way to relaxing (well as much as you can with two young children). It was our special blow out holiday to celebrate us both turning 30 over the next couple of months.…

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Yep quarter passed midnight. Another night of mis-matched sleep. Thank goodness for Apple and the ‘bigger’ iPhone. I’d be lost without it to keep me company while listening to the Winnettes snoring. I can hear the morning coming. “Why you tired Daddy?” As I get our eldest up to take her to nursery. The tone of her voice crushes me.…

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