Single Parent: Social Pariah

Whoop! It’s the summer holidays. Well, in our house at least. We’re off on hols soon, but first Flea’s spending a week with her Dad. I’m sure she’ll have a blast, but it’s always a bit odd finding myself in the house without my small companion. Today, though, I’ve been… View Post

How to Deal with Passive Aggressive People

Passive aggressive people are some of the most annoying people I know. And I’m including people over 30 who wear dungarees in that statement, so you can see how strongly I feel. I’m quite a direct person. I certainly don’t enjoy confrontation, and I’ll usually walk away to avoid it. But… View Post

Top Tips on Reducing Food Waste

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been working with top domestic appliance maker Haier to understand more about food waste, and how to reduce it in our family. As a small family, we do struggle with food waste. It’s all too easy to buy something and only use half the… View Post

#Mumlife: I Can’t Get no Sleep

There’s a song that bounces round my head sometimes. “I can’t get no sleep.”  I’d tell you which song exactly, but I’m too tired to think straight. Recently, I’ve struggled to get enough sleep. Not to fall asleep, you understand. I can fall asleep standing up in a rainstorm. My… View Post

Why you NEED to see Wonder Woman

I took Flea to see Wonder Woman this weekend. Have you seen it yet? In this house, we were so excited to watch that we got tickets for the midnight showing. And the late night was very definitely worth it. Wonder Woman isn’t a perfect movie, by any means. But… View Post