Friday was unusual. It started out as normal – morning panic to get Mademoiselle out of the house intact with lunchbox, water-bottle, book bag, hat and gloves, the race to the playground for the 8.45 start all accompanied by the sobs of toddler monkey who decided today he didn’t want to walk/run/scoot/use his legs at all. It was unusual for two reasons. DadTired nowRead More
“I can’t come in to work today because a Kalamata olive fractured my tooth” DadTired has become the latest member of an online self-help group after suffering at the pip of an olive. The #middleclassinjuries club on twitter is growing as pesky olives and other foods are causing injuries all over the country. Really? OhRead More
Welcome to MummyShire – the parental musings of an ex-Londoner with two dual heritage children, who relocated up the river Thames to an Oxfordshire market town. This is my blog, my space to share how I’ve become acquainted with the quirks of my new Shire, the places I’ve discovered and the love we as a family now have of our newRead More
Hi! I'm Tracey, and welcome to Mummyshire which I started when we, as a family, upped sticks and left London to relocate to the Oxford countryside.
Four years later & my children, known here as Mademoiselle (9yo) & Little Mister (5yo), are now very much country kids! Along with hubby, known here as Dadtired, my family are my source of inspiration & perspiration!
I blog about adapting to life outside of London, healthy eating, easy family recipes ( I love food but I'm no natural Nigella when it comes to cooking!), & anything that makes parenting easier.
Thanks for popping by xx