You are such a good boy, mama!

You are such a good boy, mama!

I spoke at a blogging workshop a couple of weeks ago and was asked about the key to successful blog post. The million dollar question, hey? And one that I’m not entirely sure that I’m equipped to answer. But after giving it some thought, I said that a post has to be informative, or entertaining, or meaningful to the writer. Better if it’s two of those things, and nailing all three in a single post is obviously the holy grail. Not so easy to do, though.

A stay at home summer of (mostly) content

A stay at home summer of (mostly) content

The past few days have been ones of panic. Panic that my poor, hard done by boys have obviously had their childhood ruined by not jetting off to exotic climes this year. Filled with unnecessary concern and passports in hand, I was on the verge of pressing 'continue' on a last minute jaunt that we can ill afford (old houses are expensive), when I realised that the boys have said nothing other than what an amazing few weeks they've had (not to mention that my littlest's passport appears to be several months out of date, anyway).