Little M: We can’t buy deeze carpets ‘coz day too small for our sitting room. Little M: *sings* Good tie strings we bring, to you and your king, we wish you a merry Christmas and a happy noooooo year.
So, you know how I like to run? Except when it’s cold, dark and/or rainy. You also know how, after breastfeeding two small people a few years back my once generous chest has now shrunk away? Did you also know that boobs can bounce up to 21cm during exercise? NOR DID I. That there is […]
Mr TOPP: Can you ask mummy if she wants caffeinated or decaffeinated? Big M: Mummy, do you want cattinated or decattinated? ******** During a 5.5 hour car journey Little M: I spy with my little eye, something beginning with Muh. The rest of us: Mummy? Big M? Little M? Motorway? Big M: Is it inside […]
Sunday My lie in. Whoop! Get up in time for a large cooked brunch. Stuff face. 12pm take what Mr TOPP has endearingly termed “Poo Medicine”. Spend next two hours sipping a litre of said Poo Medicine through straw and running to the bathroom. Four hours later: repeat previous step. Hide upstairs while rest of […]
Tomorrow I am having a colonoscopy. Lucky, lucky me. It’s kind of a routine one. I have ulcerative colitis, which I manage well with medication and diet. It means I have an increased risk of getting bowel cancer though. When my mum died of it earlier this year, as had my grandpa 21 years ago, […]
(Playing mummies) Little M: *whispers* Night night baby *closes door very quietly* EVERYBODY BE QUIET!! BABY’S SLEEPING!! ******** Sunday evening Big M: Mummy, I’m still a bit nervous. It’s only my second week of year 1 and I don’t really know what I’m doing this week. Me: Shall I tell you a secret? Big M: […]
Little M: What can we have for pudding Mummy? Big M: You can’t talk about pudding because I’m not finished yet. Little M: *pause* What we having for pudding when Big M’s finished Mummy? ******** Big M: I’m a bit nervous about going back to school because I don’t know where my peg is. ******** […]