The ups and downs of living with a teen

Category: Random Stuff

My Top Photos

Just been sat browsing on Facebook, and saw that a friend had shared an app My Top Photos of the Year.  So me being me, had to have a look and see, and some of my favourite pictures have come up.  Some are old photos that are timehop though. Thought I would share them with […]

Silly Accidents

Our children all have little accidents where they fall and graze their knee or bang something as they run around playing, but has your child ever had a really silly accident, that has resulted in something more serious? In 2011 while we were staying at a friend’s house, the kids were playing and us adults were […]

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How many do you say a day?

I saw this earlier and it made me realise just how many of us Mums say the same things day in and day out.   My daughter is older now, so some of these I no longer say but have said in the past 1.  No – I think we all say this no matter what […]

Being a Stepmum

I saw this the other day and thought it quite apt.     When I met my now husband, I did not have children, we had both been in long term relationships, and he had two boys.  One of the first things he said to me not long after we had got together was, I […]


It seeems to to be the current trend for girls this year is dip dying their hair. My daughter, like many others is desperate for this in her hair as well, but I just can not do it, it is not that I am one of those mums who refuses as I do like it, […]

How many hats?

How many hats?

Am just sitting down after a very busy day, and was thinking how many jobs us mums do on a daily/weekly basis, plus all the extra little things we do. Off the top of my head here are a few I do without thinking about Cook I prepare breakfast, lunch and dinners every day, plus […]

What is your worst job?

What is your worst job?

As I sat here this morning, thinking of all the jobs I have to do today, it got me thinking. We all know housework, is boring but it needs doing and we just get on with it, but what is your worst jobs around the house.  Here are a few of mine Shopping Every week, […]

Relieve those stressful meal times

Tips to relieve the stress at meal times

If  like me you have a child or children who are fussy with their food, more often when it suits their mood, then here are a few of my tips to relieve the stress at meal times.  This way we are all happy. 1. My daughter loves mashed potatoes, but if like me you don’t always […]

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How Times Have Changed

When I was my daughters age (11), we did not have the technology that my daughters generation has. We never had mobile phones, computer games, computers, tablets, laptops, TV programs all day every day, and it got me thinking to how times have changed. We used to play outside with friends, ride our bikes, make […]

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