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

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

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

Peace's blog: My Christmas pedicure

Author Mena McMahon Date 10th Jan 2018 at 02:34 Comments 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again to start planning holidays for the year and to try to submit holiday requests for next December, especially if you’re one of the few who worked during the ... Read More

Caroline's blog: Thriving or surviving?

Author Mena McMahon Date 13th Dec 2017 at 03:15 Comments 0 Comments

So – the Advent countdown is well underway, with lots of school activities keeping us busy – practising lines for the Reception Nativity and the Infant Choir concert, and raiding the c... Read More

Sisieta's blog: The parenting carousel

Author Mena McMahon Date 5th Dec 2017 at 15:04 Comments 0 Comments

"As we countdown to the Christmas school holidays, it’s beginning to feel a lot like we are on a revolving wheel! So about 12 weeks ago, we had the big "Back to School celebrations.&q... Read More
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