A Citymother's & Cityfather's Diary

Marva's blog: Me & You - Part 2

Author Mena McMahon Date 25th Apr 2018 at 04:20 Comments 0 Comments

Can there ever be too much of a good thing? I ask myself.  I decide “yes”, as I stand at the window, staring down at the leafy cul-de-sac formed of tidy, well kept homes and manic... Read More

Rosie's blog: Unexpected Easter

Author Mena McMahon Date 18th Apr 2018 at 02:36 Comments 4 Comments

In common with most parents, the Easter holidays was being looked forward to with huge anticipation this year. Easter as the time of new beginnings is always one of our favourite times of year. W... Read More

Freddy's blog: Chocolate

Author Mena McMahon Date 4th Apr 2018 at 04:15 Comments 0 Comments

Chocolate is not a special treat. Why? Because special things and treats are what we really want. We all know we shouldn’t have too much chocolate, especiall... Read More

Louise's blog: Snow laughing matter

Author Mena McMahon Date 6th Mar 2018 at 14:19 Comments 1 Comments

As we emerge from one of the worst spells of weather the UK has witnessed in decades, I can finally reflect on one of the most stressful weeks of my working life. Usually, I ju... Read More

Marva's blog: Me & You - Part 1

Author Mena McMahon Date 27th Feb 2018 at 18:39 Comments 2 Comments

I wake up groggy, the stark strip lighting above trying to burn me a couple of brand new irises.  It’s been three days? I’ve had too little real sleep and far too much of a morphi... Read More

Hayley's blog: Mondays

Author Mena McMahon Date 20th Feb 2018 at 02:34 Comments 6 Comments

I love Mondays. I know not everybody can say that. But, for me, Monday is the day of the week I get to spend with my son. I work 4 days a week - Tuesday to Friday but Monday is my day “... Read More

James's blog: Lessons learnt

Author Mena McMahon Date 7th Feb 2018 at 02:05 Comments 3 Comments

In September my four-year old daughter started full-time school.  While our focus for the past five months has been supporting her learning in this new environment, with the first term now behi... Read More

Rosie's blog: Roots and wings

Author Mena McMahon Date 23rd Jan 2018 at 02:17 Comments 0 Comments

  The inevitability of aging and one’s children doing the same is brought into focus at this time of year when my sons turn 11 and 13 respectively within 6 weeks of each other. Ho... Read More
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