Dear Working Parents, We’re doing it, YOU’re doing it. A working parent is having to choose going to work and trusting your child to someone else’s care. A working parent is coordinating extra hours here, missing a lunch break there, to make sure you are there in time for parents evening, school plays & charity fetes. A working parent is taking a deep breath and … Continue reading Dear Working Parents..
One of Frankie’s favourite meals is pie, mash & vegetables but I resent buying full pies and wasting half on him because they’re too big so I decided to give making them from scratch ago (not the pastry that I didn’t attempt!). I didn’t follow a recipe, I had leftover mince from my own dinner so I bought some pre-chopped vegetables and pastry to bake … Continue reading Steak pies
Another Sunday, another bulk cook for the boy. This one isn’t exactly a recipe, if you read and follow thetwentyishmum you will know that I work in an office in London not concocting packet spices for supermarkets but for a hearty low cost meal to bulk cook, sausage casserole wins every time. This makes four meals for Frankie (or six small meals for an under … Continue reading Sausage Casserole
Spur of the moment me & a friend decided to go to Legoland for the day, someone was selling tickets on Facebook for the next day so we decided to bundle the two kids in the car and head to Windsor! Up & out @ 8am BAM! We got to Legoland for 10ish, no queue to get in (£6 for parking! Prime example of extortion … Continue reading Legoland, Windsor
Although we’ve had a potty in the house a good 6/7 months, there’s never been a ‘right time’ to start so all my half hearted efforts of hoping that the odd morning here and there would help him to establish potty training have fallen on deaf ears. Saying that, when I do put his big boy pants on him, he does well to do a … Continue reading Potty Training Begins!
Do you ever feel like time is against you no matter what you do? Trying to find time to see everyone you want to see in a week Trying to find time to lose weight or go to the gym Trying to find time to make up dinners for the week Trying to find time to wash your hair Trying to find time to put … Continue reading Overwhelmed
‘One should work as though they don’t children yet parent as though their children are their only job’ – agree? OF COURSE NOT. The role of a working Mum is a conundrum to a lot of people, many people like to have an opinion on it, I have lost track of the amount of people that have made comments because I WANTED to return to … Continue reading Returning to Work