The Modern Boy

The modern boy aged 6-12 spends a total of 29 days and nine hours playing video games, attends four birthday parties and receives 143 pieces of homework all in a single year, according to new research. Which doesn't sound too different from when I was that age over 30 years ago!   And the typical … Continue reading The Modern Boy

5 Reasons I Hate The Ice Cream Van

I know many people will be astounded by this revelation. They may have nostalgic memories of Mr Whippy rolling into their estate on a summers evening. Music playing, happy kids running behind clutching their pocket money. Getting a 99, with a flake for 99 pence. Not me! I went to a boarding school in the … Continue reading 5 Reasons I Hate The Ice Cream Van

Great start to a Blogging Week

Well what a start to my blogging week. Yesterday saw my first guest post. This was on http://www.jinglejanglejungle.net Hosted by the lovely Mary. A cancer survivor who now shares her love of music through her blog. Please do check it out. I also received a Leiber Award from Laura over at http://www.allthethingsiusedtoknow.com She set some … Continue reading Great start to a Blogging Week

Changes

When I started this blog it was with the intention of blogging about the highs and lows of raising a girl in a house of boys. Since reading The Dad Networks post on setting blogging goals. I've rethought what I hope to achieve, and where I want the blog to go. The main things I … Continue reading Changes

Five Things I’ve Learnt Since My Daughter Was Born

As anyone who has been following my posts will know. I was terrified of bringing a baby girl into my house of boys. Well she has been home nearly 24 hours now and I've learnt so much already. 1. There is Pink everywhere! Now don't get me wrong I like a pink shirt, and own … Continue reading Five Things I’ve Learnt Since My Daughter Was Born