With Mothers Day coming up it's got me to thinking about my motherhood journey. It's been a bumpy journey, with ups and downs, but a journey that I am very happy to stay on and keep experiencing. I have learnt a lot, changed a lot, messed up lot and questioned what I'm doing...a lot! As [...]
I recently watch the film 'Wonder Woman' - I know, I'm pretty late to the party eh!? What can I say - I’m a busy mum of 4 who doesn’t get an awful lot of time to do things just for me - so I have to prioritise......and nowadays if I do decide to watch [...]
Mother’s Day Competition!
Being a mum is so fun and rewarding .....but not all the time, right? It can be tiring, draining, emotionally challenging, hard work.....but everything we do is worth it. Seeing your children smile, progress and enjoy life - is there a greater feeling?? Motherhood looks different to everyone. Stay at home mums, working mums....some mums [...]
The Pros and Cons of Motherhood
Mother’s Day Gift Giveaway
When did he grow up??
I have just had the loveliest little chat with my boy! I have mixed emotions right now. Tomorrow morning I drop him off at school for his first residential trip! When did he grow up?? How is he old enough to stay away without any family?? Eeeeekkkkk! I am so excited for him (really, I [...]
So after a not so great week we decided that we were going to have a fun Saturday! We took a trip to Trentham Monkey Forest. We had a school class bear with us too, so of course we had to show him a good time! The 'to do' list went out of the window [...]
Relax?! Say what??
I'd like to start by making a public apology for the volume that has come from our household this week! Much louder (and not nice noises) than usual. Yep, it's been one of those weeks! The kids have all argued and wound each other up like crazy, I've not been able to get on top [...]
What a week!
Recently, my husband got a new job. With the new job comes 8 weeks of training....in a different part of the country. So while he is away in the week I will be having my respect for single parents strengthened! This week has been the first week. It's gone surprisigly well! Very busy, but I [...]
“How do you do it?”
I often have people ask me "How do you do it? How do you do it all with no family around?" For those of you who don't know, most of our family live in Canada and America, and have done since we got married. The family that still live in England live between a 2-4 [...]