Yesterday, marked 12 years since my mum passed away. As awful as it sounds, I didn’t even realise until about 8pm that day. I was just going about my business, living my life when I sat down with the calendar to input a few appointments and I saw the date. The first thing I felt was… Read More Motherless Daughters
Pancake Day and Valentines Day one after the other, could life get any better? It was our first pancake day as vegans but luckily my girl Pinterest helped me out and gave me an amazing recipe for easy vegan pancakes. I will insert a picture of said pancakes here for your enjoyment. If I do… Read More I’m Getting Old!
It feels kind of wrong to say ‘mum style’. It should just be ‘style’ right? Because being a mum doesn’t define me…yada yada yada. Except it kinda does. I base my daily outfit decisions on my plans for that day and obviously as a mum, my plans are determined by my life with my family.… Read More Finding my ‘Mum Style’.
‘Just be kind to yourself’. I have heard that phrase a lot lately. In fact, it was said to me about 5 times in the space of ten minutes at the weekend. Am I kind to myself? I think so. I don’t lead a particularly stressful life, to be honest but it does have its… Read More Be Kind to Yourself
I’m going to say that thing that makes everyone hate you and think you are an insufferable moron: I have FINISHED all of my Christmas shopping. Granted, I don’t actually have that many people to buy for, as we tend to try and just buy for the children in our family but nevertheless. I feel… Read More A Christmas Gift Guide For a 3 Year Old Girl
I have a serious case of mum guilt …after one of those mornings where all I seemed to hear was ‘Will you play with me mummy?’ It’s a heartbreaking sentence to hear and always makes me feel terrible. I don’t stop what I’m doing and play very often to be honest. I try to excuse… Read More How much do you play with your toddler?
I really love my three year old (that’s the disclaimer we all have to say before we complain, am I right?!) but good grief she is driving me insane at the moment. She is the sweetest, most loving kid and she is pretty well behaved too, but she has developed some of the most infuriating… Read More 3 Reasons I hide from my kid sometimes.
I remember not that long ago Googling ‘daily routines for a 3 year old’ because I was worried I wasn’t quite doing enough. It’s a constant worry isn’t it, am I playing enough? Am I taking them out enough? Do they get enough exercise? Chances are you are doing just fine but I thought it… Read More Daily Routine with a 3 Year Old
I love food and I love to eat out. Delicious food with no clean up? It’s a winner. Going out for a nice dinner is one of my favourite things to do and I spend far too much time at coffee shops than is normal. When I was pregnant I was determined that I would… Read More Top Tips for Eating Out with Kids
I woke up this morning to the news to see that Manchester had been victim to a suspected terror attack. I spent this weekend in Manchester at a blogging conference so I feel a bit ‘closer’ to this tragedy than I might normally. I cannot believe that someone has targeted a concert primarily attended by children.… Read More How do we talk to our children about terrorism?