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Laurachora Patient Expert

West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Mother of two (boy aged 4 and girl aged 6), stepmother to 1 (aged 15), a dog and a husband. I'm trying not to lose my marbles. I am aware that I have already mislaid some of them, the 4 year old may have inadvertently swallowed one}
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‘I’m wearing earphones so I SHOUT when I talk’ by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I stole this from The Husband. This is exactly how he told it; I had an amusing/embarassing experience yesterday – in the dentist surgery with Grandma D, very hushed s ... Read on »
“My Daddy is married to a lunatic” by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting When The Husband and I brought in the New Year with Jools Holland’s fake Hootenanny all seemed well in the world.  Three weeks later and I feel like I’ve been chewed up an ... Read on »
10% Mother, 10% Wife … 80% Cocoa Solids by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sometimes you get an email and you salivate … actually dribble down your pashmina which isn’t a real one because you bought it on ebay for a fiver . I had an emai ... Read on »
1989 – The Year of the Sullen Face, George M and the Perm by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting   The epitome of cool ... Tara at Sticky Fingers has got all scanner happy … again … and keeps goading me into finding photos that I too can scan. She’s come u ... Read on »
26 years later by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Tara’s Gallery theme this week is Before and After . The idea being that you take one of your old photos and recreate it today.  It doesn’t have to be exactly the same: As ... Read on »
5 – Time doesn’t seem to move as fast as you’d like … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting To my little big boy The day you were born seems like so long ago.  Today you are 5. This year you have; Learned to swim without armbands, mainly under ... Read on »
A big bed for little people by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Sponsored post When your toddler has outgrown their first big bed, it is time for them to choose a bed that will, hopefully last them several years, quite possibly unt ... Read on »
A birthday postcard from Scotland … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Dear Gramps Yesterday was Mum’s birthday.  After a long soak in the hot tub we got the bus to Edinburgh and took it in turns to wear some silly glasses. The 5 year old ... Read on »
A Birthday, Brownies, Bald Heeds & Beard Balaclavas by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I had a fairly low key birthday on Tuesday. 32 years old. It was a nice day which involved presents, cake at work and lots of cuddles from the children. 32 is a confus ... Read on »
A blogoliday and an awful lot of caketherapy by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Dear Readers Just writing to let you know that I’m not here.  Well, that’s not strictly true, I am here in body … just not in mind.  I’m just having a blogoliday.  Not ... Read on »
A brush with the law by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Last week we passed a police car that had pulled another car over. The 6 year old asked me if I’d ever been pulled over by the police. I told her that when I was 1 ... Read on »
A cautionary tale about hot cross buns by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’m not here today I’m over on the Yeo Valley blog telling a cautionary tale about hot cross buns … it involves a deadly combination of a car some hot cross buns and the ... Read on »
A chip off the old block ... by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting It's my Dad's birthday today. HappyBirthdayPops! After he gave us his two penneth about concussion I asked my Dad to think of some more memories ... Read on »
A day at the seaside … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We set off for the seaside, my sister, the 9 year old, the 7 year old and I. We’d been planning a day at the coast for a while and this was it.  We packed up the car and w ... Read on »
A Fashionable Hot Chocolate Moustache by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting As a newly initiated Morphy Richards Innovator I was sent a Meno Milk Frother . I didn’t realise we need one until now … in fact I didn’t know such a thing existed. ... Read on »
A Favourite Photo Meme – I Love That Girl by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Tara over at Sticky Fingers has tagged me in her new meme (A Favourite Photo). It sounded easy. All I had to do was find a favourite photo and post it on my blog. ... Read on »
A five hour drive to gin ‘o clock … by Laurachora Patient ExpertFacebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting We are going to Scotland today.  I am really excited but have to get past the packing bit and the five hour drive to gin ‘o clock before I can relax. On Wednesday nigh ... Read on »