Category Archive: child

Do YOU have to reapply to the CSA?

From June 2014 all new applications for child maintenance are processed via the Child Maintenance Service. However, a representative of the CSA has confirmed to me today that ALL existing CSA cases are… Continue reading

My Son Had A Stammer

I haven’t seen the film yet, but all the hype about The Kings Speech has reminded me of the time when my son had a stammer. He must have been about 3 or… Continue reading

Happy Birthday DS1

Happy Birthday DS1 My boy is 11 – 22nd Dec, officially at 10.12pm – but he assures me it’s ok to have presents in the ┬ámorning! My boy is wonderful, I know we… Continue reading

Eczema friendly washing liquid

A quick post, it’s a review but I want to stress that it’s a review because it’s a product that I wanted to try. One of my sons has quite severe eczema, this… Continue reading

To eleven plus or not to 11+?

What do you think about the 11+? My oldest son is quite a clever old sausage and always does very well at school. We had to move schools recently (1/4 of way through… Continue reading

K is for… Kids' Kitchen

Today my boys have taken over the kitchen! They have made their breakfast (cereal and brioche), made their lunch (grated cheese sandwiches) and for the finale they have made @DhruvBaker1‘s ‘Easy peasy chicken… Continue reading

Corny #WordlessWednesday

This is growing, in my garden, next to it’s twin. In the same little bed there are also peppers, strawberries and tomato plants – oh and a pieris (it just looks nice ok).… Continue reading

K is for… Kreativ Blogger

Damn and tarnation, I have been tagged by @himupnorth to do a photo version of the 7 things meme. Actually, sorry – the rules say you have to THANK the person who passes… Continue reading

V is for… Volunteer

Am a bit late with my entry for Josie’s Writing Workshop. Like most people (have been reading through the entries!) I have gone for ‘5. Pick an emotion that best represents your state… Continue reading

M is for… MADs!

Blimey O’reily my name has popped up in the MADs list! I wonder if it was my rants about coffee and customer service? My frustration over my son’s battle with eczema? My honest… Continue reading