Category Archives: Nat’s Blog

‘I’ve got a Guinea Pig’

This was the news that that my youngest shared with his classmates when I was fleeced in to buying him 2 Guinea Pigs for his birthday.  I shouldn’t complain really.  Initially he’d wanted a cat.  I hate cats. So over a period of weeks we compromised on Guinea Pigs, called (believe it or not) Guinea…
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Functionally Friendly Goes a Bridge Too Far

This year was the first year I was able to take my children abroad for our Summer holiday.  It was also the cheapest Summer we’d had just by leaving the UK which all you other Single Mothers may wish to bear in mind for future! The Blondies were uber excited.  The first time my eldest…
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Nice Calm Mummy

It was a grey Friday and I was driving to meet my sister for lunch in the town of Marlborough. On the back of another sleep deprived night I'd loaded my toddler and baby in to the car along with the trunk load of necessities that went with them. Buggy, snacks, milk, rattles, comforters, change…
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Having one of ‘those’ days?

We all experience one of 'Those' days from time to time, or more frequently if you're unlucky. No-one having one of 'Those' days experiences the same.....Strange! when you think we could be having one of 'Those' days at the same time! Furthermore, on analysis, you could tell me you're having one of 'Those' days to…
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End of the Easter Holidays

This is going to be the first time I've become like a stuck record in telling everyone what a great holiday I have had with the Blondies.  Obviously I only had a week with having to share them with their father, but we have had quality time together, little or no fighting between the two boys…
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