A proud moment

A proud moment

Today was a big moment for me. I had an article accepted and published on HappyNewMum. (more…)
Another week, another health kick…

Another week, another health kick…

I'm so disappointed; all my good intentions at the start of the year(yes I mean two months ago) have gone to shit and I'm back where I started. I'm bloated, sluggish, retaining water like a massive sponge and I feel terrible....Read More
Our First… Trip to the Cinema

Our First… Trip to the Cinema

I've wanted to do a toddler-friendly cinema screening for ages but could never face the hassle, hell and potential tantrums (more…)
Going Potty: An Update

Going Potty: An Update

  Well.  Blow me. This morning out of nowhere, the mancub decided to dig out the potty, sit on it and had a wee. I was shocked.  And bloody proud.  I cried. (more…)
10 Things… about me

10 Things… about me

I was having a bit of a blog stalking session last night; not as dodgy as it sounds, just decided to look at loads of different blogs about various things and get to know people I follow and (more…)
Today I lost my shit

Today I lost my shit

It has not been a great weekend. Yesterday I worked all day; work was busy and rather stressful. (more…)
Stuck in Painsville again

Stuck in Painsville again

It's 6pm, I'm in bed. We went out today, I've walked about two miles which is nothing to me. The pain in my legs and whole body is so bad I can't even cry, that hurts too. (more…)
Thursday Thoughts: Preschool Pressure

Thursday Thoughts: Preschool Pressure

My little person was two in November 2016 and we don't get the free childcare until January 2018.  I always though kids just went to preschool/playschool/nursery around the age of three and that was that. (more…)
The Shit Drawer

The Shit Drawer

  I'm proud of my kitchen, and I love organising it. Don't get me wrong, it's not tidy but I love it when it's all tidy and I have an ingredients shelf, a tin shelf, and so on. (more…)
The Bedtime Tag: Pants, Poems & Prosecco

The Bedtime Tag: Pants, Poems & Prosecco

I love posts like this... I have been nominated by the lovely Jo from Pickle & Poppet to write about my bedtime routine, I love linking to other blogs and reading, and I loved the honesty of this one and could totally...Read More
Dick & Carol: A True Story

Dick & Carol: A True Story

With Valentines Day tomorrow, I'll admit I'm a complete grump and I really begrudge the whole commercial side of it.  I always tell the hubbo I'd rather he get me flowers when they are a quarter of the price than...Read More
You know you’re a mummy when…

You know you’re a mummy when…

  One day you are all alone with a jumping jellybean in your belly eating copious amounts of chocolate and the next thing you know that same delicate little jellybean is ceremoniously ejected from your belly via the Canal de Vajojo...Read More
The morning after… I’m alive

The morning after… I’m alive

Well as you can tell from my last desperately named post it was a terrible night last night; my muscles and joints are so painful and I think I went to sleep about 3am in the end.  Ouch. (more…)
A choice between chronic pain or the shits

A choice between chronic pain or the shits

The title isn't nice; I apologise. But I'm having a terrible time at the moment.  My chronic pain is awful; my legs, arms and pretty much everything else hurts. The only thing that takes away the pain (more…)
The Sunshine Blogger Awards Tag

The Sunshine Blogger Awards Tag

I was nominated by the lovely The Baby Boat Diaries to answer ten questions about me, and its a pleasure to have the chance to participate. Its basically a (more…)
Me vs. The World. 10th Feb 2017

Me vs. The World. 10th Feb 2017

I needed to go out today; and I looked ROUGH. Marilyn Monroe famously stated "Give a girl the right shoes, and she can conquer the world". I disagree; I'm not really a shoe person.  I live in a pair of...Read More
I’m a lazy mummy & I hate it

I’m a lazy mummy & I hate it

Some weeks we go out every day; I'm super motivated and we go for long walks, feed the ducks, visit people, go to soft play and we are never home. (more…)
#RockingMotherhood

#RockingMotherhood

I was tagged by the lovely Emma over at Emma & Family in the #RockingMotherhood tag that has been doing the rounds of late. (more…)
There goes my optimism…

There goes my optimism…

Ok I'm going to be honest, and put this out for the world to see. I've struggled with depression for years, to the point it's making me really poorly. I get chest pain, I can't breathe, I can't sleep. Sometimes...Read More
When One is enough

When One is enough

As a child I dreamed of two or maybe three children.  A boy and a girl would be nice, we could live in a little house in the country, maybe have a dog and a cat. When I met the hubbo...Read More

The Demanding Phase

The mancub is well into his twos now, I hate counting months but he is about 26 months old and as loving and amazing he is, he is bloody hard work. He is speaking three and four word sentences now,...Read More