Competition | Instant Family

I was recently invited to a preview screening of Instant Family – a film about fostering and adoption. Billed as ‘a feel-good movie for everyone’, I was intrigued. Pete and I have often muttered that our experience as adoptive parents is worthy of a sitcom, but to see an adoptive family on the big screen as light entertainment? Would it ring true? Would I just cry all the way through? Only one way to find out.… View Post

Weekend in focus: strops, clocks and bedtimes

Saturday Saturday morning started at a much more human hour than last weekend. Although there was singing at 6.30, I stayed in bed until 8.00 when we decided one of us probably ought to feed the children. Once fed, I employed my new favourite trick – putting them in the bath. They played happily in there for the best part of an hour while I got ready for the day. As is so often… View Post