It’s Saturday afternoon and The Spratts are trying on their Halloween costumes for a friend’s Halloween party later on. The Unsung Mum is weirdly chirpy today, and can’t wait to see her little cherubs in their delightful costumes.
Nothing will break her happy mood. Not even when The Kid changes her mind 34567 times over which costume to wear.
The Unsung Mum is not deterred, though. How hard could it be to find a princess ninja spaceman suit?
Grabbing her trusted phone, she starts to google like a fucking maniac on heat, hoping beyond hope that a local shop might still have a few costumes left on Halloween eve eve. While her little darlings are playing quietly, she frantically opens and shuts the front door hoping that Poundland has mysteriously moved next door to her house.
Crap, it hasn’t.
While making a wholesome lunch for her sweethearts, she overhears them playing together and thinks what lovely children she is raising.
‘Right,’ she thinks. ‘I must look harder.’
While The Spratts sit down and eat ALL their lunch, The Unsung Mum quickly scurries through Pinterest and finds some really great ideas from other top mums.