Archive of ‘Isn’t life funny’ category

Crying: a survival guide

Is your baby’s weeping winding you up? Are your toddler’s tears testing your patience? What about your children’s screeching, hollering and whinging? Are you ready to up sticks and move to a deserted island (budge up Tom Hanks, the mammies are a coming). Then you are in dire need of the Complicated Gorgeousness guide to […] Read more…

How to lose your friends

Become a mum. There is a cartoon doing its rounds on Facebook this week that made me chuckle showing a harassed mum answering a phone and asking a friend to call them back in five years. That mum is certainly me. Is that mum you? The only difference is that I’m into my seventh year […] Read more…

My big brother’s birthday bash

An excerpt from the early memoirs of Prime Minister Gabe, leader of the free world. Then aged 2 and a half (despite dining frequently in 10 star Michelin restaurants, he does like a banana and vanilla neocate shake before bed). Woo hoo! It is my big bruv’s birthday today. He is seven years old. How […] Read more…

The pain in the bum myth

I had a light bulb moment this week. My dusty old brain didn’t explode. And it is all thanks to this hilarious post about a 18-month-old not wanting to eat anything by the fab Justanormalmummy. For weeks I have been stressing about Gabe’s eating or lack thereof. I was dismayed that every time I left a room my lovely chilled […] Read more…

Rolling with the punches

Life can be hard. We all know that. Show me a charmed life and I can pick more holes in it than my husband’s sock drawer. Even Beyonce has to go the gym (and never has chips!). Life can knock you down so many times you wonder if you can get back up. And just when you think the fecker […] Read more…

It never just rains but it stains

Do you ever have one of those days when everything keeps falling on your head? No – just me then! Today every time I opened a cupboard something dropped out and either smothered me (wardrobe – two jumpers) or broke my toe (bathroom cabinet – shampoo bottle). I dare not get the hoover out of […] Read more…

Our wonkers, bonkers life

I wanted to call the post Wonky Bonky as this is a little pet name that I have for Gabe, but it sounds a little rude and I didn’t want to give anyone false hope. If you are disappointed then I think that you are in the wrong blog. I am really sorry but you’ll have […] Read more…

1 6 7 8