Pinch Me

Notebook and laptop - office mum

This post could also have been called "Pass the Rescue Remedy" or "Christmas is Cancelled" or more practically "I've Signed a Book Deal". At this point I'm more focused on the Rescue Remedy than anything, and still wondering if I'm having a (rather long) dream. A couple of years ago, a very lovely person called Margaret Scott ...

Focus on Christmas

Christmas candle - office mum

This time five years ago, I was counting down the days to the birth of my third baby - he was due on Christmas Eve, though at the time we didn't know he was a he. And whether or not we'd have a boy or a girl wasn't really on our minds at all - ...

Name Your Poison

I love TV - Office Mum

On Monday morning, my youngest got up at 4.45am, and as is always the case when he comes into my bed, neither of us could get back to sleep. An hour later, I convinced him to go back to his room, but for me, it was too late. I couldn't get back to sleep, so ...

My Favourite Five

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I have a dress I love but never wear. It's a blue print dress with an elusive and sometimes indefinable "flattering fit". I wore if for the first time when my second baby was a few months old - to go out for dinner with friends. I remember feeling so good about being dressed up and having food and wine ...