kids say the darnedest things.
romania. arguably the oddest place ever.
how we make movie night totally bonkers.

Flying with kids can be tense. Even if you’ve flown with them many times before, and they’re usually pretty cool with the whole thing, you always know there’s

Winter may only have just begun, but it sure is making an impression on us all. And it’s not a good one. With the cold, the dark, and the gloomy nature that com

Do you remember a time in life, the years BC (before children), where you could go on a holiday and just sit at the beach for hours on end? You could sleep in and have brunch, because, well, it has to be called that when you’re eating your breakfast at 11am. You had al...

Before parenthood, everyone has an idea of how they will cope with pester power. Unlike every other parent that has gone before, they will be different. They will be able to tell their screaming child - firmly and politely - that they can’t have something. They will ri...

The title of this post is entirely accurate. Homesickness is horrific but of course, it could be worse. North Korea could unleash it's seemingly newly advanced nuclear capability onto South Korea or Guam or wherever else Kim Jong-Un takes a dislike too. The Donald may...

Camping is epic. Oh man, the chance to be one with nature, out in the open air, the smell of hot embers staining the night air as you star up at the stars, holding a guitar that you can't play, your three-season sleeping bag luring you in as a far off coyote howls in i...

Survival Pack:

  • Boots that are made for walking

  • A mixed wardrobe (warm in the day, nippy at night)

  • A camera

  • Factor 8 sun cream

  • A few paracetamol (booze is cheap)

  • And a car if you can (ideally a Range Rover because, well, "because you can")

  • ...

I'd say it's pretty bloody natural to be either anxious, scared or terrified of flying because flying is completely unnatural. Even Jesus couldn't fly. He could walk on water, but he couldn't fly. My guess is, he probably could fly he was scared too. Here's a little pi...

To my darling-darling Phoebe,

As your Daddy, I have found myself stuck in two wildly different minds since the day you were born. But up until this point I have kept this battle strictly internal. I have done all I could to quash the fighting and ignore the tussling, bu...

If I had a dollar for ever time I sat staring out of some tear-stained window and at the drizzling landscape of England wishing I was on a road trip across the USofA in a drop top muscle car, well, I'd have about $7.50, which would be ace. Taking on The States by...

Survival Pack

  • Thick skin

  • Patience

  • Camera

  • Open mind

  • Tastebuds that love pizza

  • Accept that random people will random bless your kids

  • Car

  • Strong stomach

  • Suitcase with room for cheap shopping

  • Fitness

  • Sturdy Pushchair

  • ...
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hey! i'm will, the creator of my mad little family. not literally. i mean i didn't give birth. that bit mummy did. i just mean creator as in creator of this blog.

anyway, i'm totally incompetent as a parent and totally unqualified to give you any advice, trust me. saying that, trump is totally incompetent and unqualified to be president. so yeah, sit back, laugh a little, share a little and ignore absolutely everything i say. 

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