Category: Parenting

My 5 Top Tips For Living With Teen Girls
  1. Be quick when the laundry is done to retrieve all your tights, and I mean quick! I swear I think my girls store them in their bedrooms, yet still insist they haven’t got any! I know when my little darling has stolen mine, their legs look like they’re wearing thick black leggings no […]
Motivating Your Teen | Chore Routines
Getting your teens to help out around the house. I am now going to share with you what has worked for our busy family being a parent of two teenage daughters I know first-hand how challenging it can be to get them to help out around the house from time to time. Not only does […]
How Not To Lose Your Shit | Bullying At School
Bullying is an awful thing for anyone to have to go through at any age! The first thing any parent wants to do is lose their shit, stomp down to the school and demand the reprobates get hauled out of class so that you can tell them what for yourself! Before you lose your Shit - Remember. […]
What it is actually like living with Two Teenage Daughters!
The good, The bad and the ugly! Having two teenage daughters can be challenging at times! Know-it-all-teens must always have the last word, and they certainly do like to be heard when they are shouting at their parents or each other. By the age of 13, they have the look of death mastered. You will […]
Spring Is Officially On Hold
The Beast From The East As we head into March, we kind of think that nature should just be beginning to wake up; birds are singing, pretty purple and white flowers are starting to grow on Harrogate's Stray. The days are starting to get longer; the lighter mornings are making it that little bit easier […]
Half Term Fun | February 2018
Happy Half Term! As half term draws to a close and we head back to the school/work routines. It has not been as stressful as I first thought it would be! I thought I would never hear myself say that! I managed half term alone without Dan for the whole week! No shouting, fighting, or […]
Lonely Mummy Moments | Working Mum
Good Morning! I have been thinking about this a lot lately about the dreaded lonely Mummy moments. Some people may think, you work full-time, how are you lonely? You are not at home alone all day with children. Well, let me tell you, I have never felt more alone than I have in recent months. I […]
Over Night My Child Has Changed? - What Is This All About!
 Oh, my days! The myths around terrible twos and the tweens, not to mention the ever so delightful teens! So what is this in-between bit? My youngest has just hit 8 and a half overnight like a switch has been flicked. She is a monkey! She screams, she stomps her feet, and she seems to […]