Read erotica. Just don’t call it Mummy Porn.

I have a confession to make. I think I’m the only woman on the Internet over thirty NOT to have read 50 Shades of Grey. I know. You’re probably pretty shocked right now that I haven’t downloaded it to my Kindle for bedtime reading like 10m other women, but I… View Post

Fathers Day for Single Parents

In case you missed the memo, I’m a single parent. I was (briefly) married. And now I’m not. Of course, there’s a story that goes in the middle of those two sentences, but it’s one of those tales that’s oh-so-familiar to many of us, and it certainly isn’t blog fodder.… View Post

Who are your children’s role models?

When I was seven years old, just a few months older than Flea is now, I started my first ever diary. I wanted to be either a forest ranger or a writer when I grew up. My heroes were David Attenborough, and Enid Blyton. Fast forward a quarter of a… View Post

Bloggers didn’t Come Down in the Last Shower…

Since Google’s latest update, most bloggers have realised (if they didn’t know before) that Google likes paid links on blogs to be no-follow. It’s not a complicated rule, and I don’t think it needs THAT much debate. If you have a paid link on your blog and you don’t fancy… View Post

Newsflash: I’m not sleeping with your husband.

So I was chatting with a friend recently, who was in the middle of trying to organize a social get-together with the parents from her son’s class at school. Turns out organising this kind of event is tricky – finding a day when people aren’t working, or don’t have other… View Post