The Joy of Entering Competitions or “Comping”

OK. A confession.  I love to enter competitions or comping as we call it here in the UK. If you ask the Husband about my hobby,…

The Loneliness of the Cardiff Plane-Spotter

I love aeroplanes.  And airports.  I love the hustle and bustle. The excitement of all that meeting and greeting.   The atmosphere of expectation; almost…

A Dedicated Follower of Glossy Magazines?

Now I love to read glossy magazines. From the tender age of 10 onwards I have devoured august publications such as Diana and Jackie, then…

Let’s Keep It (School) Uniform

Do you think it’s important to wear school uniform? Having just spent an arm and a leg on two sets of school uniform and school…

Coping With First Playdate Nerves

Honestly, I swear the prospect of entertaining someone else’s child in your own home is as nerve-racking as any first date.  Yes, I have first…

My First Post – why Mother Distracted?

Welcome to Mother Distracted, a family lifestyle blog in Wales.  In case you are wondering what led me to start blogging,  I’ve summarised my reasons below. …