SheenaLambert's Blog

It’s difficult to find a TV programme that the whole family likes to watch when tastes range from Love/Hate to Peppa Pig, so it’s great when one comes along that we can all snuggle up on the couch in front of. The one show that gets everyone excited in my house at the moment is MasterChef. You’d be forgiven for thinking that hardcore competitive cookery might not be at the top of a...
Last updated: 24/11/2014 by SheenaLambert
Do you ever consider the collective expertise and experience that organises the school run each morning? Mums (and Dads) who, until a few years ago, were presenting in boardrooms, or pipetting in laboratories or arguing cases in courts, and have stepped away from corporate life to care for their young kids full-time? I recall dropping my eldest to school for the first time and chatting to the...
Last updated: 11/11/2014 by SheenaLambert
I’m not really a dog person. I’ve been through toilet training with my kids - why would I want to go through all that again? For a dog? But my kids think they want a dog and the word PUPPY topped last year’s list for Santa. So I offered to mind my friends’ dog while they went on holiday. For the purposes of this piece, let’s call him Fido. As many things do, it started well enough. Fido...
Last updated: 24/10/2014 by SheenaLambert
I admit it. I used to snicker at the mothers who dropped their kids to school dressed in Lycra. The Gym Mummies; what could be more of a cliché, I said. Shoot me if I ever turn into one of those, I said. But then other forces took over. Forces making me sag and drag, which coincided with my second child starting school. Suddenly I realised that attending the gym a couple of mornings a week might...
Last updated: 09/10/2014 by SheenaLambert
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