November 2012 Archive

Liebster award meme

Posted Friday 30th November 2012   By Ericka Waller

Thank you very much to Mummyhasaheadache's Emma Kaufmann for nominating me for the Liebster award.

How not to potty train your children

Posted Wednesday 28th November 2012   By Ericka Waller

So primary school children (in Wales) have been told they cannot use the toilet unless they ask in Welsh. How awful. I am so relieved I don’t live in Wales.

My mummy-tummy tourettes

Posted Friday 23rd November 2012   By Ericka Waller

Why do I feel the need to share so much personal information about myself, to anyone, all the time?

Why my husband refuses to get the snip

Posted Friday 23rd November 2012   By Ericka Waller

It's been in the news that the number of vasectomies has halved in the last ten years. It seems less and less men and "manning" up and taking one for the team.

Isn't it enough to "just" be a mum

Posted Friday 23rd November 2012   By Ericka Waller

So I got invited onto the Lorraine show on ITV this week to talk about being a stay at home mum. A woman had written an article warning mums to get back to work as soon as they could, so they did not end up sad and unfulfilled as she has...

The importance of being dirty

Posted Wednesday 21st November 2012   By Ericka Waller

We lost a dear friend this week. It was sudden, it was shocking. It's turned our world on its head. All the things I thought were important suddenly seem so trivial.

Oh to be a toddler

Posted Saturday 10th November 2012   By Ericka Waller

A poem about the joys of being a toddler

Top ten things I never thought I would say to my husband…

Posted Saturday 10th November 2012   By Ericka Waller

Ten years ago, on a giggly, hormone-filled first-date, if you had told my husband that a decade down the line I would one day so the following to him, would have suddenly remembered somewhere he needed to be in a hurry?