I want to give a massive shout out to all the fathers out there. Early parenthood focuses so much on mums and babies that these guys are so often ignored. When they are spoken about, there’s often a moan about not feeding or changing baby at the exact time according to the routine. Or not … More Let’s hear it for the boys (well men, but that’s not the title of a song)
I can’t sleep. Later this morning I’ll return to work. Feeling nervous, sick, but slightly excited about what lies ahead. Not just career-wise but life as a working mother of two energetic boys. I’ve decided not to be negative about this new stage but to try my best to embrace it. I’m going to try … More Today I will be awesome!
With just a week to go until I head back to the working world, I’ve decided to start sorting my appearance out. The weightloss hasn’t quite worked out as planned, so I’m feeling a bit self conscious about being back in the office, knowing I can’t live in jeans and baggy tops. I know that … More Starting my transformation
With a 7 year old son, I’ve spent a scary amount of time in soft play centres. Wet weekends, birthdays parties, any excuse to let them burn energy from running and rolling around a sweaty, sticky oversized plastic climbing frame. Boy 1 is just coming out of he stage where every other birthday party is … More The return of soft play….
Two weeks. That’s all. Only two weeks left with my wriggling, giggling bundle of joy, then I’m back to being a working mum. I’ve been trying to block it out of my mind for some time now. I stumbled upon this blog on the fabulous Selfish Mother which has helped me prepare for the inevitable. … More The countdown begins…
The headline of this post probably sounds really selfish and totally unrealistic for the average mother. When I first saw the headline of the clip circulating on social media, that was my take. “Of course a multi-millionaire actress can say she looks after herself first!”, was my initial thought. When you listen to her, it will … More Jada Pinkett-Smith “Take care of YOU first”