Christmas, Pass the Prosecco style

I have loved Christmas for as long as I can remember; the build up, Christmas Eve and the magic of it all.  Even as an adult, I would still wake up at 4am and revel in the magical feeling and...Read More
The day the rains came(down my legs)

The day the rains came(down my legs)

This story has come from reading the lovely Whinge Whinge Wine's latest post about pelvic floor dramas(you can read it here) which reminded me about a traumatic experience on a trampoline post-baby. This post contains a lot of TMI -...Read More

The mancub is sick

It's 7.45 on a Monday morning and I should be at work. Instead I'm sat on a towel on my sofa with a poorly mancub, who has been unwell since Friday. (more…)
I’m broody

I’m broody

That day has come that I never thought I'd see again. I went to a kids party on Sunday and found myself chatting to a mum cradling a three week old baby. (more…)

Important milestones this week

The boy turned three last weekend and within a few days we have hit two major milestones. He’s learnt two very important phrases and isn’t afraid to use them. (more…)
The little man turns three

The little man turns three

Today the boy turns 3. On the fourth of November 2014 after a long induction, failed labour and eventual emergency Caesarean we welcomed the mancub into our life. (more…)
I love you, even when it rains

I love you, even when it rains

I've never written my birth story.  A few people have told me it's strange that I haven't when I have written so openly and honestly about everything else. I've tried so many times; and I end up so traumatised and...Read More
Do parents have a limit?

Do parents have a limit?

Do parents have a limit? This was the question I found myself pondering today after some absolute vile behaviour from the mancub. (more…)
Explaining veggie life to a toddler

Explaining veggie life to a toddler

I came across an interesting thing today. My son and husband are both meat eaters and I cook them meals containing meat daily. I'm vegetarian because I don't like the taste of meat; there's no political or radical reason, I...Read More

Motivacelet

I'm a sucker for Instagram shopping and I love to discover new and exciting things to try - much to the dismay of my bank balance. I came across Motivacelet a little while back and love the idea- bracelets to...Read More
I spoil my child

I spoil my child

This week I bumped into a mum I have chatted to on a few occasions at our local soft play. For writing purposes, I will call her Two Sheds. (more…)
Being bad ass: will I love my child?

Being bad ass: will I love my child?

An email popped up yesterday. "Your toddler at 32 months" - I'll be honest, I count in years and have no idea in months. Three year ago I was 24 weeks pregnant; I was depressed, scared, anxious, and a mess....Read More
Lingotot – languages & fun for tots

Lingotot – languages & fun for tots

A little known fact about me is that I love languages and I studied French and German to a-level in my teens. During school and sixth form myself and a friend used to share our love of languages, chocolate eclairs...Read More
Going Potty: a fresh approach

Going Potty: a fresh approach

I'm not one to count months but for the purposes of this post the mancub is currently 31 months old, roughly two and a half and is resisting the potty still. Huff. I currently have a plain white potty which...Read More
Me vs. my 2.5 year old – S.O.S.

Me vs. my 2.5 year old – S.O.S.

It's currently 17:47 and I'm at the end of the never-ending tether. I've lost my shit so much I have no shit left to lose. I'm hitting a desperate stage; I don't know what to do anymore. (more…)
#FatherhoodFriday featuring Ask Yer Father

#FatherhoodFriday featuring Ask Yer Father

I have been in the blogging world for a few months now and I love The Bloggerhood - I've (virtually) met so many lovely people and I wanted to celebrate this by featuring some amazing daddy bloggers. The blogging world...Read More
#FatherhoodFriday featuring Daddy Poppins

#FatherhoodFriday featuring Daddy Poppins

I have been in the blogging world for a few months now and I love The Bloggerhood - I've (virtually) met so many lovely people and I wanted to celebrate this by featuring some amazing daddy bloggers. The blogging world...Read More