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motherhood

Just the two of us

It’s hard to imagine that one day you won’t remember these days we spend together, just the two of us. You won’t remember a time when you didn’t have a younger sibling. You won’t remember all of those times…

I was never maternal before I met you

I always imagined that I would one day have children. Two in fact. And a husband, a good career and a nice house. Of course I also wanted to be the next global pop sensation…But deep down I knew that…

Some days I am a bad mother

Yesterday morning you demanded to sit on my lap at the breakfast bar as I was eating my lunch. You always do this and it doesn’t bother me, in fact I love it. But yesterday you’d been testing me…

sod the housework, let's play today

Sod the ‘To Do’ list…let’s play today

Recently I seem to have become very aware of how much I’m rushing around the house trying to ‘get my shit together’ whilst Taylor entertains herself. I’m aware of how many times I flee during the middle of a…

raising awareness of mesothelioma

Do you make every day count? #MesotheliomaAwarenessDay

If blogging has given me one thing, it’s that I’ve become more reflective. I try and appreciate the simple, everyday moments in life, I find that I’m always trying to capture a moment in time and record it forever…

Turning 32 and a change in priorities

Turning 32…and a change in priorities

This weekend just gone I celebrated my 32nd birthday. I’m not sure where those 32 years went, I certainly don’t remember 32 birthdays – and not just for the reason that I was probably too p****d to recall the…

mum night out

What really happens when Mum goes out

Nights out are few and far between these days. Not because I’m a bore (well, maybe a little), but because the thought of a 5.30am wake up after three hours sleep and a night on tequilla slammers (told you…

6 ways I suck at being a mum

6 ways I suck at being a mum

1. messy play makes me anxious I would love to be cool with messy play and seriously, I’ve tried. I can’t even tell you that I have OCD tendencies and hate mess – the husband would call me out…

Why does my child reject me?

Why does my child reject me?

I’ve made no secret of the fact that Taylor has always been a Daddy’s girl; from the moment she was born and I saw her on Dad’s chest – content for the first time in this new world –…

Why go back to work after maternity leave?

Why go back to work?

This month is a significant one for us as Taylor will start nursery for two days each week. The plan is that I’ll have more time to focus on my freelance work and I’ll be able to gradually build up…