• 5 WHYZ,  Parenting

    5 Reasons Why I’m A Stay At Home Mum

    Reason 1 My Mental Health Look, I know people fiddle the system ‘n’ all that-“I can’t work because of….” etc.  That’s not me-I don’t claim benefits, because to do so would be to have to prove to the “powers that be” that I’m “mentally unwell”-too mentally unwell to go and work a full time job. Right now, I don’t feel confident or comfortable enough to go and work a full time job.  That’s not something that should ever be judged in anyone who is brave enough to admit it. Reason 2 Childcare Costs I actually have sat and worked out how much childcare would cost me, in comparison to how much…

  • Parenting

    The Dilemma of the 48 Hour Rule

    I don’t want to ruin the rest of this blog for you-but basically, the title of it is slightly misleading.  The dilemma of the 48 hour rule is actually a made up dilemma-because in harsh reality there is NO dilemma. The “dilemma” is made up by selfish parents, who happily send their germ-ridden cherubs, into preschool/school without a thought for those children who pick up every bug/germ going. This issue has been a long, tiresome and constant in my life-because I happen to own two of those children-the ones who come home with a sore throat, because they’ve sat next to ‘Brian’ for a week, who had a “tickly cough”,…