My sister and I haven't always been that close. I wasn't the best of sisters as a kid. It has taken a lot of growing up (and hundreds of miles) for us to be the way we are with each other today. Motherhood can and will change your relationship with your family members and it … Continue reading An Interview with Surface Designer Vicky Webb AKA Crumpets and Crabsticks
Earlier this week I wrote a new blog post. It was a post about Valentines Day and the gifts that a man can buy for his Mrs. A post about the gifts a baby/child could buy their mothers. That post won't be published, despite the fact that it was ready to go. Since I finished … Continue reading Mama Rants 4: Valentines Day
As we all know, a new year means new goals, or rather refreshed goals that we may not have achieved last year, or the year before. For the last ten years at least my New Years resolutions have featured weight loss of some kind. Some years have been more successful than others, but nevertheless my … Continue reading Goals for 2018
First of all, let me start by wishing you all a very happy new year. I hope that, regardless of how 2017 has treated you, 2018 will be amazing. For us, 2017 was an amazing year. In February I gave birth to the most beautiful little thing. She has guided our life in a new … Continue reading 2017 – a review
So, let's start off with a small apology. Since returning to work earlier this month, the blog has taken a massive hit. Being a mum and working full time is as difficult as you'd imagine. Despite not having the full range of teacher duties (marking, planning, data and assessment etc.) I still find that I … Continue reading An Apology
I know that I have recently done a post about happiness, and those being the three main things so let's make this one a bit of fun. Call it a 'getting to know you' kinda blog post! The Ten Things That Make Me Happy are... Family: So of course this is a given. My little … Continue reading 10 Things That Make Me Happy
“Your mum's so fat, N.A.S.A mistook her for a planet!” Today I saw myself in a full mirror for the first time since I gave birth and I did not like what I saw. In fact I was repulsed. What on earth has happened to my body? We we all know that after having a … Continue reading Why I refuse to love my body as it is now.
So as life goes on, the things that makes us happy evolves. Ten years ago I would have said something along the lines of; alcohol, sex, music, reading, video games, friends etc. Now things are so very different. Firstly, I'm ten years older, the greys are beginning to show, I'm sure I am fatter than … Continue reading Three Things That Make Me Truly Happy!
Not everyone is lucky enough to find their Mr Darcy. Some of us have to get through many trolls before we do. Now, I’m no Bridget Jones or Elizabeth Bennett but I sure do love my Mr Darcy. So much so, that I married him and had his baby. Don’t worry, I’ll try not to … Continue reading Husband, Father, Hero.