Browsing Tag: mummy

Zero Tolerance For…. #Blogtober18 Day 26

Please forgive me dear reader for this will be somewhat of a rant!!  I have zero tolerance for strangers parenting advice.  Why is it that people who have never met you or your children feel like it is their place to provide advice, offer comment or indeed pass judgement on the way I parent or […]

One of those days

Do you ever have one of those days where your brain turns to mush?  A day where nothing really seems to go right and your brain just doesn’t seem to be working the way it usually does? Well I do!! Today was one of them. I just couldn’t think straight and I kept making silly […]

Self Care after giving birth

This post was originally going to be about self care for mum’s whose babies had spent time in the NICU. However, as I sat down to write this post I realised that I should have look after myself better after each of my 3 pregnancies.  We need to look after ourselves so we can look […]

babies

How do you know you are done with having babies?

Despite how it may seem, since I have four of the little darlings, having babies was no walk in the park for me.  Something that I thought would just be what happened after we got married ended up being a bit of a mission (that is a whole other post which I am sure I […]

The change continues – a parenting fact

I am not a person who loves change.  As a child my mother says I would freak out at the start of every new school year as I would have a new teacher.  As I grew up I found it easier to tolerate as most people do and in my professional life the workplace was […]

Year 2 SATS – Is there too much pressure on our children?

This week my eldest will complete the end of key stage one tests otherwise known as the Year 2 SATS.  Over recent weeks and months I have seen loads of blog posts from mothers worried about the stress placed on their children; some as young as 6 years old and some poor children seemingly so […]

toddlers are embarrassing

Toddlers are embarrassing!

When my children are older it is a given that they will find me an embarrassment at some point or another, but here’s the thing I am determined to be embarrassing whenever possible.  It will be payback time…  Toddlers are embarrassing and in 10 years time it will be my turn to say inappropriate things, […]

Our biggest boy!

Lovely readers if you are rather sick of me gushing about the littles on their birthday I do apologize, but it is only once a year – it just seems more as they are altogether… I promise not to gush for sometime after this one and to go back to my slightly irritated self. So […]

newborn

The complete list of newborn essentials you NEED

THE NEWBORN ESSENTIALS YOU ACTUALLY NEED If you are pregnant, especially if this is your first baby, I know you have started thinking about what the first baby essentials are.  I know you are planning ahead and probably budgeting as getting all these essential things for a newborn can be very expensive, but where do […]

potty training tips

14 things you need to know about potty training

If you are of a sensitive disposition I warn you this post contains talk of bodily functions!   I have just started potty training number 4 and despite the fact that I have just had to pick up a massive poo from my back garden I remain hopeful that this will be the end of […]