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

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Fighting my Fussy Eater

Oh my. This week has been extra tough with a truck load of poop on top just for good measure, I'm trying to be polite here, we all know the alternative word for poop though! It's not helped in the slightest with the weather being so hot, let’s face it we as Brits are terribly… Continue reading Fighting my Fussy Eater

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Toys For Toddlers

Toys toys toys, we are buried in the amount of toys Dylan has been bought from people and us! Its verging on shameful really but we got very excited when Dylan arrived and we haven't stopped spoiling him, he has lots of things to play with but there are a few that I find are… Continue reading Toys For Toddlers

Mental Health, motherhood

Create Your Own Sunshine

It’s easy to get lost in a bunker of negatives when talking about honest motherhood this shouldn’t be the case, there are lots and lots of positives and moments/days to cherish. It’s true that there’s a smoke screen of perfect families plastered all over social media which can indeed make you feel like you’re failing… Continue reading Create Your Own Sunshine

Mental Health, motherhood

Give Me Space

I don’t need to tell you that as a mother we are all constantly yearning for a bit more sleep or a bit more time to do some basic self-care because we’re all in the same boat here one way or another, you may have a child who sleeps beautifully during the night but that… Continue reading Give Me Space

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Solo Parenting, Help?!

Simon's mum will be down from afar to lend a very welcome hand along with providing me with some much needed adult conversation! The poor woman's not going to know what hit her she won't get a word in edge ways, I'll be a mess of verbal diarrhoea, built up of almost 90% dry shampoo and utterly feral looking from the sheer amount of caffeine I've inhaled honestly, it's enough to make people take one look and run for the hills!...

Tips Tricks and Hacks

5 Tips To Save Money and Time

I'm afraid these are by no means Pinterest worthy, they're not glamorous at all, but they are practical, real life tips that work for me and my family. Some of these may seem pretty obvious, I find some of the more obvious ones I forget until I'm reminded of them so here goes, I hope… Continue reading 5 Tips To Save Money and Time

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While He’s Quiet…

I get moments like these often now that Dylan's found his feet but it's the sheer masterpiece of taking advantage of a situation such as this one that you only really start to realise you’re a mum now! We've had some unexpected nice weather over the weekend, it was meant to be raining but the… Continue reading While He’s Quiet…

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Counting The Hours Until Bedtime

It's funny isn't it how we love our kids, watching them intently as they learn new skills and getting frustrated in the process of mastering how to put a triangular object into a triangular shaped hole of the shape sorter that's been tossed oh so delicately to the other side of the room (sarcasm by… Continue reading Counting The Hours Until Bedtime

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Hit Me Up

  I guessing I'm with the majority of mothers out there who just can't function until they've had their morning fix of caffeine, but can we just take a moment to appreciate the wonders it has on your productivity?! Before I became pregnant I weaned myself off of the wonderful stuff that kept me awake… Continue reading Hit Me Up