Christmas Time & Toddlers

  This Christmas we have an excitable two year old running around the house. The concept of Santa and presents is becoming a bit clearer though thankfully her list is short as she has no understanding of brands, popular toys etc. I do feel for parents of school-age children at this time of year. It…

Motherhood – The Early Days

I’m going to be honest with you…. The early days of parenthood are tough. They don’t resemble the fluffy fantasy sometimes represented in films or on TV. I always laugh when I see that ad about the parents who are surprised when the mother has triplets. They smile joyfully, the mother looks immaculate instead of…

Attack of the Mama Guilts

Last night I felt guilty because my husband took charge of my tiny lady while I took some time away to write. Yep I felt guilty for leaving her with her loving father. Despite the fact that I could hear giggles and roars of laughter the guilt took quite a while to subside. But that’s…

Birthday Musings

A week ago yesterday my husband and I headed out to celebrate my 35th birthday. Our little girl was safe and snug in nana and granddad’s house so we had the whole night ahead of us to let go and just relax. A night of pizza, prosecco and partying awaited. We ended up in bed…