Category Archives: August 11

What’s in a name?

A few people have asked how I came up with the name, Apparentlymad. So this is where it’s from. It all started when I was first noticably pregnant with Gabriel. People would look at me, my 2 young children and … Continue reading

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Extended rear-facing

If you were to ask those closest to me, what am I most passionate about, it’s this. Keeping children rear facing for as long as possible. It’s a stage in every baby’s life, often an exciting one for the parents … Continue reading

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Facebook page

I have now set up a FB page to accompany my blog. It will include small posts, updates, reviews and can also be used as a┬ápage for advice and help for other mums or mums to be. Please search for … Continue reading

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Buses

I hate using buses with the kids. Don’t get me wrong, I’m very grateful for public transport, especially as I don’t drive and rely on it most days, but it’s such hard work. Standing in all weathers relying on the … Continue reading

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The hardest thing

About being a parent for me personally isn’t the constant arguing with my 4 year old, the tantrums from my 2 year old or the overall stress and worry that comes from having children. It’s two Saturdays in every month, … Continue reading

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Rainy days

English weather. We all know how unpredicable it can be and rainy days are always hard work for us. If we stay in then we have to contend with boredom, the arguements over who’s watching what on the tv, the … Continue reading

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Ick.

So on Sunday night I managed to give us food poisoning. Fail. We ate tea at 6pm, put the children to bed and I had a bath whilst Luke played his Xbox. Come 10pm and we both felt sick. We … Continue reading

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