mothering

selfless mother

Is being a selfless mother being a good mother?

Let’s face it the minute you have a baby everything else seems to fade away and nothing is more important that than baby.  But, it is such a massive change it may not instantly feel right that everything to do with you is now secondary.  This is where that dreaded mum guilt comes into play.  …

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half term

Have we survived half term? #Blogtober18 Day 27

Those involved in #blogtober18 may have noticed that I missed a few days and that my lovely readers is because the answer to the above question ‘have we survived half term?’  is barely….  On the last day before half term my girls couldn’t go to nursery as they had temperatures and were clearly not very …

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funny parenting tips

The only parenting tip you will ever need!

OK I have cracked it! I have got the only parenting tip you will ever need!  If you have this in your parenting arsenal you are all set.  Your sanity can be saved so what is this amazing parenting tip?  Drum roll please…………………………………. What?  I hear you cry…  I am serious excuses are your best …

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bad behaviour

A mother of a challenge – dealing with bad behaviour

Last week was a parenting minefield for us and really has been a mother of a challenge.  It was challenging for both of us, but because I am the one at home most of the time I bore the brunt of dealing with some bad behaviour from all of the kids.  It was a long …

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Four Kids Under Four – how this mummy coped

Four kids under four – The story of how we became a large family and survived In 2014 my husband and I ummed and errrrrd for a few months before deciding that 3 was the magic number and that we would try for another baby. At this point we had two boys aged 17 months …

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world book day toddler craft

World Book Day Craft for Toddlers

In our house we have two boys at school and two toddlers at home.  With World Book Day coming up there has been much excitement about what character they wanted to be especially as it is the first time their school has done it.  This excitement has not been lost on the toddlers, but they …

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14 Things that make me smile

  I love nice things and a fabulous pair of designer shoes is always guaranteed to make my heart beat faster. What I have realised though is that it’s actually very simple things that make me truly happy. Here are 14 simple things that make me smile. 14 Simple things that make me smile A …

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Not the Mummy I planned to be 

When trying for a long time to conceive our first child, seeing doctors, having invasive tests and being told nothing was wrong only to still not conceive I had a vision of how perfect it would be and I would be if I ever got my baby.  Now I have 4 and I am not …

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