About me, motherhood, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Two Weeks Pregnant??

I thought that becoming pregnant second time round would be different, that I would be more relaxed, calm and level headed, but this is most certainly not the case. My womanly cycle has been a bitch, never really knowing what is going on I tested twice with two big fat negatives so, I put down… Continue reading Two Weeks Pregnant??

Mental Health, motherhood, Uncategorized

Under Pressure

The build up to having a baby is both exciting and scary. You're dreaming of the moment that you hold your baby in your arms and you know from stories heard at your NCT group or other mums that it all changes' and 'make the most of your freedom while it lasts'. You nervously laugh… Continue reading Under Pressure

About me, Mental Health, motherhood, Uncategorized

The Stars to my Moonstone

This is going to be a tough one to open up to you about, I bury these feelings in the bottom of my heart, they make an appearance on occasions when I feel vulnerable or without any warning whatsoever. I'll briefly start from the top to bring you up to speed. At 20 I met… Continue reading The Stars to my Moonstone

Food, Tips Tricks and Hacks

Toddler Meal Prep and Ideas

Hide the Veg Granola - Granola is simple to make and you can make it up as you go along. I generally stick to the rule of 2 fruits, 1 type of seed and 1 type of nut. This particular recipe is a little more adventurous with some added veg and some linseeds thrown in for… Continue reading Toddler Meal Prep and Ideas

Mental Health, motherhood

Toxic Talkers

There is nothing worse than your support network being fudged together with some seriously old Blu Tac, you want the really tough adhesive that bonds you together for life. I've been upsetting myself lately at the lack of strength there seems to be in some of those bonds within my own support network, I get… Continue reading Toxic Talkers

Food, Tips Tricks and Hacks

Sneaky Cheeky Mac & Cheese

If your toddler is a fussy pants then trying to hide vegetables in everything becomes a art form. Suddenly you become a wizard, creating concoctions to hide the veg behind an invisibility cloak of pasta, granola and much more. I'm having to hide veggies in everything in everything as Dylan just will not try them… Continue reading Sneaky Cheeky Mac & Cheese

Mental Health, motherhood, Uncategorized

Don’t Worry What Other People Think

The day I became aware that there were mummy cliques out there was when I stood and looked around in a baby group. There they were all sat in categorised pockets, the ones that let their babies watch TV, the ones that didn't. The ones that exclusively breastfed and the ones that were too nice… Continue reading Don’t Worry What Other People Think

Tips Tricks and Hacks

Keeping Cool With A Toddler

Who would have thought this weather we're having was set to stay with no sight of rain on the horizon? If parenting an active toddler wasn't hard enough we also have a heatwave to contend with, the challenge of parenthood has been taken to a whole new level. Here are a few things I do… Continue reading Keeping Cool With A Toddler

Mental Health, motherhood

Diggers and Dungarees

I did a Insta post on this not long ago with this title but I feel there is more to the post than just not being a girly girl. It's about self confidence and the ability to be comfortable in your own skin. The world is suffocated in images and articles of how we should… Continue reading Diggers and Dungarees