What we should be teaching our daughters

I bumped into a mum-acquaintance yesterday and she spent 20 minutes talking about her daughter. Apart from not even asking how I am (I've been in hospital with a really nasty ear infection but it's slowly getting better, thanks for asking) or how the kids are, she spent her time talking about another child and … Continue reading What we should be teaching our daughters

Probably the best chocolate brownies in the world …

Hands up, I know many of you will have given up chocolate for Lent but we've given up crisps so this is fair game!  I've just made these with B, who was feeling left out on the baking front, and they are delicious - even if I do say so myself. The recipe is from … Continue reading Probably the best chocolate brownies in the world …

Inspirational women on International Women’s Day

It can't have escaped your notice that today is International Women's Day. I've seen a lot written about it and it's really made me think about the women who have been, and continue to be, inspirational in my life. I admit that I did have to google IWD to check my understanding, and it is … Continue reading Inspirational women on International Women’s Day

What it’s really like to have twins …

The full title of this blog should be, What it's really like to have twins ... without a nanny. Twins are the new must-have celebrity accessory (JLo and Mariah started the craze, followed by Beyonce and Amal, not to mention Madonna's latest additions to her brood) but what's it really like to have double trouble? … Continue reading What it’s really like to have twins …