Monthly Archives: June 2012

1950s housewife heaven

I am so happy! I am in 1950s housewife heaven.  Yesterday, dear reader, a large van delivered my new shiny washing machine.  This morning my loving husband installed it, right next to our stainless steel kitchen sink.  I am currently … Continue reading

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A new approach to weaning babies

There are two main schools of thought for how to wean your baby.  One is the “traditional” spoon feeding method, where you give your baby spoonfuls of pureed food, starting with just a few tastes and going up to a … Continue reading

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Squidgey and Bobblehead

Darren and I thought long and hard about the names for our sons.  We wanted names that would be recognised but not too of the moment, names with meaning, names which sounded balanced with our surname. Which is a shame, … Continue reading

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Self soothing by counting

Initial warning – this is a bragging post about my eldest and how clever he is, thinly disguised as a question about what other children the same age do. Now that’s out in the open I can get on with … Continue reading

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Quirks of the new house

We have been in our new house one week now, and are getting to know it.  Some of its “features” were obvious from the start – the hole in one ceiling where the gutter leak came in, the low height … Continue reading

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I love 10!

Dear reader, I am pleased to tell you I am writing from my new house – number 10.  We moved on Friday 8th June and have been living out of boxes ever since.  But we found the essentials (underware, shampoo, … Continue reading

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Wedding vows and cheeky bingo anger

In the past few weeks I have attended two lovely weddings – one on Saturday just gone where H and S wed then celebrated with a cream tea – and one three weeks before that when J and C wed … Continue reading

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