Please Don’t Bash The Extrovert

Today I wanted to write about something I am feeling increasingly passionate about. It’s personal to me and has at times led to painful (not to mention awkward) situations. I wanted to write about being an extrovert!  I have read a great many articles on Introversion, which is great as it helps me understand different … [Read more…]

An Easter thank you (from the Vicars Wife)…

Dear All, The Right Reverend Richard and I want to thank you again for all the effort, thought and time that you put into this Easter’s celebrations. I can still recall that first meeting when, as a whole benefice we decided that we would make this Easter special and pull out all the stops, and … [Read more…]

Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?

“Do you wanna build a Snowman?” “No, no I don’t” “How about a knitted doll? Beaded necklace? Pom-Pom Panda? Woolly purse?” Yes, I am talking CRAFT KITS! The dreaded craft kits. Of course they look very appealing sat there all colourful and innocent on the supermarket shelves. Drawing you in with their promise of wholesome … [Read more…]

Nominated for the Liebster Award

 How exciting! I was just nominated for the Liebster Award.  Thank you so much Tee @   It is super kind of you! Make sure you pop on over to Tee’s blog you will enjoy it. She is an honest mum with a family of 6 and some great thoughts! Here are some facts about the … [Read more…]

Baby Buys Fails

So we’ve all been there, that hated purchase, the buy of deep regret. There you are; pregnant, waiting in anticipation for your whole lives to change and then they  give you MATERNITY LEAVE! Maternity leave, a big chunk of time leaving you open to the clutches of the Baby Retailers. A whole month of unchecked … [Read more…]

Happiness is…

To remind you of those little glimpses of Joy when all around is CRAZY. Happiness is… 1. Not finding underwear in a pair of trousers when you are doing the washing. 2. The ‘after school’ Cookie Jar.3. A great photobomb.4. Discovering new things. “Are you going to tell him?“ “Nah!“5. Getting the perfect family photo…   … [Read more…]

The 7 Habits of a Highly Ineffective Parent

Isn’t it nice how we have access to so many wonderful parenting tips via the media. You can find all sorts of carefully imagined ideas on how to parent your kids effectively. Just type the problem into Google and you are sure to find a mountain of resources! DON’T DO IT!!! Maybe you should never … [Read more…]