Being a Mother of Four

This is where I pour out all my motherhood woes and joys. I have four kids and my eldest is eighteen so I reckon that means I have about 72 years of parenting experience?…

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Our Favourite Lockdown Baking Recipes

Our Favourite Lockdown Baking Recipes Because of the slower pace of life these past three months of lockdown, and maybe also because of a need to comfort eat, (and possibly a sugar addiction) we have been baking up a storm! I have collected a number of recipe books through the… Read More »Our Favourite Lockdown Baking Recipes

How Did That Happen?

Now I am mother of an adult! Actually, her birthday was 3 weeks ago but I think I’m still reeling from the shock. Last night I was overcome by a sudden urge to call up my friends who already have grownup children to ask them how they transitioned from being… Read More »How Did That Happen?

Silicolskin Colloidal Silica Gel Review

Silicolskin Colloidal Silica Gel Review [Ad] We were kindly sent two samples of Silicolskin Colloidal Silica Gel for problem skin by FW Medical in order to take part in a product test for research purposes and to write a review. This post is a summary of the findings of the… Read More »Silicolskin Colloidal Silica Gel Review

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Parenting on the Seesaw of Sound

There are days when I feel like my kids and I are sliding from one end to another on a giant seesaw of sound, trying to stop somewhere in that middle part, just above the fulcrum, where the balance is – the ever present fulcrum of yet another parenting conundrum.… Read More »Parenting on the Seesaw of Sound

Taking care of a Pop-up Pool, girls swimming

Taking care of a Pop-up Pool

Taking care of a Pop-up Pool We have had a framed pop-up pool in our garden for 7 years, and taking care of it isn’t a chore as we follow a few basic guidelines. Whether you already have a small to medium swimming pool or are considering buying one, I… Read More »Taking care of a Pop-up Pool