"M is for more coffee"
If my child is being cared for by someone else all day, what will I use to excuse all my failures?
"Once I became Miss Butterfly Unicorn and remembered to call her Princess Sparkle Jewel, she would do whatever I asked her to."
"Such is the organised chaos of the School Run each morning."
Dishing out sugary treats as an incentive for your child to do what you ask of them is a rocky road to disaster.
By joining forces we will get through this nightmare together!
Sitting at the kitchen table with a cold cup of coffee beside me, my neck is aching from sitting hunched over a screen in an unsupportive chair and I am batting away a small hand that wants to poke at the computer. As I wonder what state my back is going to be in when …
It’s just before 3pm in the afternoon. I am sitting at my desk when my mobile goes off. It’s the childminder. My heart immediately starts beating a thousand times a minute and my mind can’t even focus in on imaginable disasters. Within two rings I have flicked the answer button and breathlessly, hesitantly, utter, “Hello?” …