There would appear to be two camps when it comes to the Summer Holidays; those parents who L O V E them, who can’t tell you enough how much they love spending time with their children; then there are those who visibly shudder at the mention of it, and who dread six continuous weeks with… Read More Summer Holidays: Love them or Loathe them? Here’s How I Manage them…
I am VERY aware that I have been a right old moaning Minnie on this blog lately, so today I’m going with what makes me happy…… CHRISTMAS! If there is one time of year guaranteed to cheer me up, it’s Christmas-time. Summer is brilliant, when the weather is great…but this is the UK, so, ‘nuff… Read More The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
I think I’m ready to go back to work…or at least do some kind of work. I never planned to be a SAHM, it’s just kind of how it went, and I’ve done it for 2 ½ years now. I think I’ve had enough. I’m a bit bored. I’m not really a Mumsy-Mum. I miss… Read More What About ME?
Everyone is familiar with the Martyr Mummy; the ones who do everything for their kids. Who put them first. Who go without so that their kids can benefit. Who believe that their children are the number one priority in everything. Oh no. Sorry. That’s most mothers. I think most normal (if such a word is… Read More The Martyr Mother
I was desperate for my second baby. I couldn’t wait to get pregnant and enjoy all that squashy babyness. Everyone told me that a three year age gap between my children was a ‘good one’. It was at first. I could just sit and feed the baby whilst I talked to and played with… Read More The Joys of Siblings
Further down the page is something I wrote a month ago. I debated whether to put it up, but then I gave myself an harsh talking too. I know I am not the only female who suffers every month, but this is still taboo, I think. We are stuck between a rock and a hard place:… Read More The Taboo of PMT
Now, if you read this waiting for it to get soppy, you’ll be waiting a while. This is the stuff I wish I’d known, not the other stuff that everyone else bangs on about all the time…. The First Time That I wouldn’t love my baby instantly. And that it is normal The immense relief… Read More What I Wish I’d Known About Being a Mother – The Brutal Version