~It has taken a long LONG time to decide whether I should write this post or not- feelings of shame and guilt are still pretty rife over here, ridiculous as I know they are. But the biggest hurdle has been reconciling the fact that I was diagnosed with Post Natal Continue reading
Well, hello to you all. To those of you who have managed to palm off at least one of your offspring on to school, well played. To those of you who braved the family ‘holiday’ over the summer break, I applaud you (from what I’ve heard it’s essentially trying to parent in a hotter, more expensive environment, usually without the availability of a Continue reading
Dear Me… Pre-kids, well rested Me,
I know it doesn’t really matter what I write here- you’ll probably skim over a lot of the advice, thinking you’ll master motherhood with a few months of practice. I know you’re not being cocky, it’s just you’ve not really been in a situation before that couldn’t be overcome with a strategy, hard work and perseverance, so why would you think any differently? I just wanted to tell you a few things to try to ease the stress and self-doubt that will become pretty relentless companions over the next few years. Oh, how I truly wish you could hear me.
There are some days that are a bit tricky. There are some that are downright difficult. And then there are days like yesterday which become the stuff of legend because of their utter ridiculousness. All I needed to do was go 45 minutes down the road and pick up a buggy I’d bought on gumtree. To make it a bit more fun (and create the opportunity for a Continue reading
Hello smiley, happy people! Well, yet again my abstinence from writing has been entirely accidental; I obviously learnt nothing from baby Numero Uno, as I thought I’d have plenty of time in the evenings once the little cherubs were asleep to pen my thoughts on Continue reading
Well, I’m a bit ashamed at how long it’s been since I wrote a post. However, I have been a little bit preoccupied with full time work, raising a mini hooligan and also growing a Continue reading
So it appears that enough time has passed since my last post for a new geological age to begin- sorry about that. Full time shift work and mumming in-between has somewhat swallowed my entire life. But I felt it was high time I put pen to paper/fingers to keys and write about something I feel pretty strongly about. Continue reading