Entries by Mariet

What Mom really wants for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s day is around the corner, love is in the air, the birds are singing and everything smells like roses.  Maybe not everything if you have kids, but we can always be hopeful. I love reading lists of things to do on Valentine’s Day, but some of the suggestions are more suited to the younger crowd. […]

Nerdy Printables for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is for love, romance and red roses. We have five kids which means romance has to be planned in advance.  Mr Blue is a computer nerd and the best way to make sure that Valentine’s day does feature on the radar is to add reminders to our shared calendar.  I start sharing reminders […]

It’s just a bad day, not a bad life

Life is a wonderful adventure, but some days it sucks. Today we had a crazy, full day.  Almost exactly the same kind that we always have.  With seven different personalities, interest and loads of things on the to-do list, it is inevitable that there will be clashes in schedules and general organised chaos. Usually I handle […]

National READATHON day in America, Saturday, January 24, 2015

Make#timetoread.  This Saturday is National Readathon day in America.  It is easy to forget that even though you are reading this the basic literacy skills in America are below the average score for developed countries.  40% of American adults are either at or below reading proficiency and 14% have almost no reading skills.  According to […]

Foam Butt Panties

Having five kids sometimes I’m a little bit late to the party, but even I know that Kim Kardashian with her butt pictures in Paper Magazine tried to break the internet.  I enjoyed the internet version where the trolls went crazy with photoshop a lot more than the original ones.   According to eonline.com 2014 was […]