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parenting

second child

Second child fears I probably shouldn’t admit to

Life is pretty great right now. I feel as a family of three we are in such a good place. At almost two and a half years old, I’m enjoying my time with Taylor more than I ever have…

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…

should kids be taught about pornography

Should our kids be taught about pornography?

I remember overhearing a conversation between a group of lads at school once about Katie Price (Jordon back in the 90s)…they were talking about a magazine shotΒ they’d seen of her where she looked ‘dirty’ and ‘up for anything’. I…

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 careerΒ and a nice house. Of course I also wanted to be the next global pop sensation…But deep down I knew that…

Before I became a mother…

Before I became a mother I have to admit that I was pretty self-involved. I didn’t realise it at the time of course and I really wasn’t blame – I just had so much time to think only of…

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…

22 month toddler development

Your 22 month update – a little late!

Sorry, I’m a little late again. You’ll probably hear that a few times in your lifetime – hopefully you’ll take after your dad and be meticulous about being on time. Unfortunately it’s not one of your mum’s strong points…I…

Leesa mattress review

Staying in and getting snug this winter – with Leesa

There was a definite time in my twenties (like the entire decade) when I suffered from a serious case of FOMO. The Fear Of Missing Out was just too much and I found it virtually impossible to turn down…

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…