Yay, your baby has started school! So grown up now, look at them in their cute little school uniform, holding their book bag and gabbling on about phonics and numeracy. And for you, wow, here come the invitations to parents evenings, harvest festivals, Christmas plays, sports days. Such proud moments. Even the aforementioned Nit Note is actually … Continue reading Mum Truth #2 : World Bloody Book Day
I'm from Derby, I'm a Derby County fan and I will always be so. However, I've lived in Leicester since 2009 and for the last few years, I've become actually quite proud to say this is my home. That pride has come from all the amazing things that have been happening here, as well as the … Continue reading Lestah shocker!
This is a true story of motherhood. They will not tell you this in your NCT classes. And it creeps up on you when your baby goes to school, just as you think you've got this mummy thing all sussed. Well, sorry, but you haven't. Yep, you've mastered teething signs, got through the whole colic … Continue reading Mum truth #1 : Nits
As a 16 year old, when I worked as a reporter for the local newspaper over the summer holidays, I knew I wanted to work in journalism and had plans for a big career. When I was doing my A Levels, as a result of my work, a new local newspaper gave me a weekly column, Lisa's Blackboard, where I … Continue reading Jealous… or not? I don’t know!
Mr J was given notice of his redundancy a few weeks back. He's been with the company for more than a decade so it's a big deal, even though it wasn't a huge shock announcement because of the way the betting industry is going. Mr J has basically been watching sport for the last 11 … Continue reading All hail, Mr J ❤️
Monday is my Slimming World weigh day. The meeting is first thing in the morning so it's great because I don't eat or drink until I've stepped off the scales. However, it's what I've been eating after stepping off the scales that got me a 1lb gain today and not a huge loss for weeks … Continue reading Slimming woes… but fresh motivation
We had a lovely day yesterday out at Market Bosworth Country Park. It's loads of open, flat space for the kids to run about on and there's a nice park too. Well, I say nice but thanks to the rain we had the day before, it was actually a mud pit! As we were walking … Continue reading A glimpse of my old life