Twin Pregnancy – Flashback Friday

“So are there twins in the family?” the sonogropher asked. She didn’t need to tell me I was expecting twins because I had already worked it out. There were two large round circles on the screen, two sacks, I knew without being told.I had already had...

Galt Sticker Learning Books – Review

One of my favourite parts of being a subject coordinator in a primary school was flicking through the Galt catalogue. I had a large budget so could choose from a range of exciting products to make learning fun for the children. So I jumped at the chance to review some...

Twin Time -Reasons to be cheerful

I’ve been concentrating so much on getting my daughter to school, getting the uniform and the lunchbox ready, preparing her and me emotionally, that I didn’t really think about the main benefit of her being at school. I suddenly have lots of time to spend...

The Gallery: Guilty Pleasures

Should you ever feel guilty about pleasure? I don’t think so – especially as we all work so hard. We deserve a few treats now and again. But if I spent more than quarter of an hour sitting down reading I would feel guilty – just because I know there...

Save the children petition

On Saturday a group of mummy bloggers attended a conference hosted by Save the children. Annoyingly I am going to London this week but not on Saturday so couldn’t attend. However, I’ve been tagged in Helloitsgemma and michelletwinmum s...

Listography: Things to make a house a home

4I’m not too happy with my house at the moment. There’s so much that needs doing. We never tackle anything on the list – just keep adding to it as more things break down. And why – oh why – did we get a cream carpet. I mean even without...

The Highs and Lows of Having Twins

To me having children is a bit like those whack-a-mole toys. You sort one problem out, sleeping for example, and then another one pops up. Having twins amplifies this. One of them is happy, contentedly pottering about, probably pulling books off the shelves or drawing...

It’s blog-o-clock

I watched one of the twins playing with her toys today. She was trying to squeeze a large toy brick into one of the holes in her shape sorter. There was no way it was going to fit but she was getting so frustrated. Although, she’s only 15 months she’s...