My five festive fails

A man wearing a Santa hat performing a facepalm gesture indicative of festive fails.

I’ve been a parent for over seven years. I’ve also been blogging about it for the same amount of time. You’d think that writing about my experience of parenting would focus my thoughts and improve my approach as a result. Well if recent events are anything to go by, I’ve learned nothing. In my defence …

Cleaning up for Christmas

A man who is clearly about to start cleaning up for Christmas!

Disclosure: this is a paid collaboration. As our house is up for sale at the moment, I’m no stranger to cleaning in a hurry. We often receive calls about viewings at short notice so I’m always ready to scrub things. With three children around, there’s usually a mess somewhere. While I’m far from being a clean freak, I always …