Sunday, 16 August 2009

British Blogging Mummy of the Week

Apologies for the lateness of this post; I was all set to do it, oh, at least 30 minutes ago, when Boy #1 popped up out of the woodwork and demanded dinner. Dinner! Doesn't he understand there are millions - yes, MILLIONS - of British Bloggers out there waiting for this post?

Then I got real, contemplated the fact that in reality we're talking about 10 - 20 people, and took the executive decision they could wait a little longer whilst I cook my son's favourite meal; spaghetti carbonara.

What has he done to merit such an (actually amazingly convenient) Sunday feast? Simply this; when I picked him up from his grandmother's this morning, he was complaining about the eczema behind his knees. Normally a brave little soldier about such matters, he was in fact so uncomfortable that he was sobbing about it. How does that merit his favourite grub? Well, when his grandmother announced that his inflamed eczema was probably the result of playing outside on the grass, he was gentlemanly enough to wait until she had left the room before turning to me and whispering "Actually Mummy, I think it's because of all the dust in the carpets..."

So, onto the British Blogging Mummy of the Week - who has, I must say, more other other bloggers on her reading list than practically anyone else I've visited, heaven knows how she keeps up with it all - writes that she would:

"like to read other Mother's and Father's blogs and know that people are having the same experiences (or problems) as me! And I'd like other parents to read my blog and laugh. "

And if you visit Maternal Tales from the South Coast, I recommend that you read this post, because if you've ever potty-trained a child you certainly will be laughing...

To check out the British Mummy Bloggers Ning, click here. (Note: It's called 'Mummy', but Dads can be members too)


  1. Did I ever say I loved you?

    I do.

    Thanks xxx

  2. We love the potty training stories of Maternal Tales A LOT!

    An award for you over at mine. Dedicated to all mothers of brothers.

  3. Great pick, thanks for doing this.

  4. What a polite boy your son is!

    Have tagged you over at mine for a writing meme....

  5. Sounds like Grandma's carpets need a good beating out on the clothes line. Listen to the little boy. He knows what he's talking about.

  6. MT, you're welcome.

    Brit, thanks!

    Modern, a pleasure as ever.

    NVG, I WILL get onto it - I promise!

    Irene, you're right of course. But I'm not going to be the one to tell my mother in law that...

  7. Great choice - i love maternal tales she's a brilliant mummy blogger! My kids favourite is carbanara too - well that and spag bol but the creamy sauce is less messy so i always opt for that one :)


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