When it comes to work I am extremely disciplined. So why am I not the same with rest? In my 20’s I had all the energy in the world. Out at the pub most nights and able to work fine the next day. Yet now I’m in the middle of my 30’s I’ve realised the… Continue reading Work vs Rest
I’ve been on holiday for the last week and it’s actually felt like a holiday. Even on a tots week at Butlins. I decided to not write and just enjoy the week off. It was lovely not to have to think about work/builders/christmas(!)/housework etc. I took a mind holiday. It was lovely not to worry… Continue reading Holiday silence
Is my birthday.... it’s not a “big” birthday but it’s a birthday of mine. Usually I don’t care for my birthday as I not one for big celebrations but this year we shall be away. A whole week off from thinking about work/house/builders etc is the best birthday present. I’m calling it a brain birthday… Continue reading One week today!
It's been a while since I've been able to say I've had a relaxing weekend. I think it started well as my other half didn't work Friday so Ruby has had there whole days with her Daddy who she completely adores. She walked beautifully without a tantrum when we went shopping, played with her cousins,… Continue reading What a weekend!
Monday was a huge day for personal reasons. I could finally put a chapter in my life that I didn't really like away. The after affect will most likely run into the next chapter and the next but the baggage will be gone. Cryptic I know. It was a huge deal to me, I litterally… Continue reading Time to get real
Well yes, I'm nearly 35, but that's not the point. When I was a kid I thought my mum was the font of all knowledge, the woman who knew everything and the one person who had all the answers. I dreamed of being like her when I grew up; a working mum who made it… Continue reading Am I old enough to be a mum?
Have you ever had a moment where you praise a child for doing the simplest thing and their beaming smile shines back at you? We never seem to do this for ourselves. Proud. It's not an ego thing it's a confidence booster. You don't have to be an expert at something to class it as… Continue reading The smallest of achievements
I write a post each year about how much I love autumn. But this year I think I'm going to miss summer. It's my garden's fault. The summer months have been amazing. Thank goodness we have a garden to enjoy it in. But not only that, I have learnt how to appreciate nature again. My… Continue reading September….
I'm sat here on the sofa, watching my toddler dance around to the music of Ben and Holly, refusing to to eat her dinner and wondering what time my car is going to be dropped off after having the brakes sorted out. Today has been one of those days that I wish my wellies didn't… Continue reading Feeling like Jumping in puddles!
I hate using the word "haters", but across social media over the last few days this word has really stuck out. Mumsnet. The joy of mumsnet. I'm sure there has been a lot of positive stories and things come out of mumsnet but you have to ask the question why is it when something negative… Continue reading The haters!