The lovely Zara Byrd from MotherByrdBlog created this beautiful hashtag about helping each other dealing with loneliness, watch my youtube video below and look in the description box to find the other collab videos! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDa3xhpRl_Q&t=14s
Other Mums don't always like being spoken to at 8.30 in the morning My son is 'a lovely little boy' A piece of paper with one grain of rice stuck in the middle is something that I'm meant to keep School still smells like it did in the 90's Play Doh is a bastard to … Continue reading 10 things I’ve learnt since being a pre-school Mum
Oh Paw Patrol I'd like to say, You truly are the best. You are there to totally rely on, When Mummy needs a rest. As soon as you come on the telly, The kids both stop and stare. Sometimes I wonder, would they notice, If Mummy wasn't there? Too busy watching those super pups, And … Continue reading An ode to Paw Patrol
Kate 25 Recently became Mrs Stutter - Maiden name is Brown Drinks a shit load of Caramel Macchiato from the Dolce Gusto machine Doesn't drink enough water then moans about headaches Loves burning candles - Even in the summer Is very organised and loves notebooks, diarys, journals Often loses her shit with her kids Her … Continue reading Meet the Stutters
These were clean on today What is this stuck to my arm? Leave your sister/brother alone Listen to me Do as I say, I'm your Mother Ask Daddy Do you do that at school? Don't do that Santa won't come You'll go to bed You wont get pudding Stop that Let's be friends again
I became a Mum for the first time 4 years ago, I now have 2 children - Alfie aged 4 and Lacey 20 months. These are just a few of the things I have learnt since becoming a Mum of two. I have no patience I have a strong stomach I know the words to … Continue reading 10 things I’ve learnt since becoming a Mum of 2
My kids are such hard work at the moment, 'It's an age thing' is what I keep telling myself because otherwise I don't think I'd cope. I'm not doing a very good job at coping at the moment anyway. It's a constant battle of not listening and crying. Alfie whinges and whines all the time … Continue reading Finding Motherhood Hard
Yesterday started as any other day, I shouted up to Mummy and Daddy to let them know I was awake. They didn’t seem bothered so as usual I went upstairs and poked Mummy’s face until she woke up. I asked to play on my iPad then got in between them and watched my videos … Continue reading ‘Yesterday I didn’t like my red coat’ by Alfie aged 4
Hey Alf, I can't believe you are going to be 4 tomorrow, where have those years gone?! You were the first person to call me Mummy and you'll always be my baby boy even when you're 50. You were the first one to hear what my heartbeat sounds like from the inside, you were the … Continue reading A letter to my Son, Alfie.
Today on my blog I am very lucky to be publishing a guest post from 'Crime Writer of the Year 2016' Emelie Schepp. Emelie Schepp worked in marketing and publicity and raised her two children with her husband in Sweden before self-publishing her first crime novel Marked for Life. Marked for Life became a bestseller and in … Continue reading Guest Post: Working on your dream whilst raising children
I did two interviews with Jonny about Pregnancy and Birth and Becoming A Dad when we had just had Alfie. Now with a second child on the way I wanted to ask him the same/similar questions and see how his answers differ so here we go... How did you feel when you found out I … Continue reading Interview With My Boyfriend: Pregnancy & Birth | For The Second Time!
Oh F*ck. It's actually starting to sink in now that I am pregnant. I only have 6 weeks left to go and with a 2 year old running round annoying me I'm starting to wonder if this is a good idea. I have sat and had the 'I don't know if I can actually do … Continue reading The Sudden Realisation That I’m Going To Have Two Children..
As a mummy with lots of friends with children I find myself buying birthday cards most months. I really begrudge spending loads of money on a birthday card when I know a lot of people don't take much notice to cards and they tend to get thrown in the bin a few days after the … Continue reading Cardooo Cards: The Best Children’s Cards Ever?
In October last year I threw my best friend Imogen a baby shower so I was over the moon when she organised a surprise baby shower for me! With the help of my other bestie Georgia they threw me a lovely baby shower and I thought I'd share with you what we got up to … Continue reading My Surprise Baby Shower!
This is the second interview in the series with Jonny. Even though Alfie is nearly 2, his answers are based on when Alfie was newborn. If you haven't already please check out his answers on pregnancy and birth. What is your favourite thing about being a dad so far? Watching my little man growing … Continue reading Interview With My Boyfriend | On Becoming A New Dad
My son Alfie is going to be two in September and It honestly feels like I blinked and missed it all. When I was pregnant everyone told me how quick he would grow up and I have never really thought about it until now. Where has the past 2 years gone?! It's so scary … Continue reading 10 Things I Miss About Being Pregnant