Argh! Day one and I hate it already. We have a nearly two and a half year old so recently we have started to introduce the potty. She's hated it, mostly using it as a thing to stand in or on. Just getting her to have her nappy off longer than a nappy change has… Continue reading Potty training.
We got married. It doesn't feel that long ago, but so much has happened. Moved house twice, changed jobs, promotions (job and football related), lost loved ones, lost more that we ever could have imagined, yet third time lucky a baby arrived. This Baby brought new friends into our lives that we are ever so… Continue reading 6 years ago….
It's hard enough to understand as an adult, but explaining terror attacks to your children is beyond difficult. Last night's attack... I'm actually stuck for words. Children were there! It makes me question my own child's future. Will I ever let her go to a concert of her favourite pop star for the fear that… Continue reading Questions….
I remember when Friday meant rushing through the week to get to Friday as the weekend mostly meant pub and lie ins. Not any more. My working week now finished on a Thursday which is lovely, creating a three day weekend. Thursday nights is Yoga nidra class so I get to finish the week blissfully… Continue reading Fri-yay!
Yesterday fish fingers broke the Internet. A "lovely" newspaper decided to write a piece about four mummy bloggers, about how they promote that being a "slummy mummy". Firstly I follow and read all of the four blogs and I don't take them that seriously. I actually use them as comfort that I'm not the only… Continue reading The joy of social media
In light of mental health awareness week I wanted to share this post again. I was inspired by my friends. It's still true to this day. This post is inspired by a super mum I know.... It's OK to have a bad day. To instantly regret that snappy comment or the roll of the eyes… Continue reading Repost: Is it OK?
Beyond the day is the night, time for rest from now until light. Close your eyes and see the dream to understand your day. At night your light still shines, showing your love for yourself as rest replinshes the soul. Lying yet walking, resting the body but the mind wonders on. Breathe in, relax, and… Continue reading Rest – A poem
No I'm not reviewing a summer romance novel or singing along to the film Grease. The sun came out this morning and quite frankly I am in need of some vitamin D. Whilst I love the winter, snuggling up under the layers. Summer means more time outdoors. Outdoors and being with nature is something I… Continue reading Summer lovin’
One Endless Summer – Laurie Ellingham Publisher – HQ Released 20th April 2017 Fancy travelling for 3 months on a trip of a life time, but there is a twist, one of your best friend’s only has three months to live? One Endless Summer follows Lizzie, Samantha and Jaddi travel around South East Asia,… Continue reading One Endless Summer – Laurie Ellingham
Last night I attended a meeting of my local writers group and it was the results of the short story competition. Last month I submitted two entries. The theme was phobia and the word count was 1000. I wrote the entries over about a month. I hadn't written a short story before so I took… Continue reading Achievements and Goals