So you remember those gerbils I told you about. The lovely little baby gerbils that we’ve had for all of 3 weeks (if that)?   There’s been a bit of a calamity. One of them, the most adventurous one, has broken her leg. We noticed when we got[…]

Today was one of those days. A day when we had to do something we never wanted to do, when we had to be one of those parents. We had to say no to a friendship. I won’t go into details about what prompted this course of action.[…]

Last year, before my blog break, we were a happy family of five. Two adults, three children and all was well.  A little over a week ago, we became a larger family … a family of ten. The children have been desperate for pets and after many discussions[…]

I have three children who all look very much alike – or at least they have looked very much alike at the stages of their life. On the days they were born they all looked alike. Looking back at photos, Stonelaughter can only tell who is who by[…]

I’ve been meaning to write about this for ages, but life got in the way, as it has a habit of doing (and as you may have noticed from the lack of posts last week. Sorry, we were here, there and everywhere having a great time. No time[…]

Since the World Cup, Bean has been obsessed with football. I mean ob.sessed. Before that, he could take it or leave it. He didn’t have the opportunity to play when he was at school and they didn’t learn it in PE. Then the World Cup arrived and he’s[…]