Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 28

Turning an old entertainment unit into a play kitchen

Hmm fruit with mustard - what a combination!

With this style of entertainment unit it was easy peasy – just draw on four circles using a black permanent marker and let your kids’ imaginations take over. My two just love their new kitchen.  They have some of their own bake-ware, but they’re also allowed to raid mine as long as they put it back. …

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Sep 15

A shower story

This morning, while my other half was still at home, I had a shower just so I could wash my hair. Ten minutes later I was getting dressed when I realised I’d got out without doing the deed I had gone in there to do.   I blame my brain fade on the severe lack …

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Sep 06

Liar, liar, pants on fire


Up until very recently Master 3 could be counted on to tell the truth.  I would hear a scream, followed by a thump and, on asking my son what happened, would be told quite matter-of-factly that he’d pushed his sister off the couch. It was cute and innocent so the telling off generally lacked the …

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Sep 01

I’ve got a good idea


Warning: Don’t let your hubby read the first paragraph in case they are inspired! “I’ve got a good idea…”  Five little words to strike fear in my heart when uttered by my significant other and his two brothers.  The good idea will usually involve kids’ motorbikes of some description, a video camera or two to film the carnage, and …

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