Round-up

Signs You Might Be A Parent

The Signs You Might Be A Parent

In the last of my summer series of round-ups I’m looking at signs.  Not as in ‘No balls allowed’ signs, or signs from up above.  But the smack bang obvious signs that you might be a parent. If the bags under your eyes, grey hairs, furry raisins at the bottom of your handbag, and small people […] Read more…

the best rookie mistakes

The Best Rookie Mistakes

Back in 2015 I launched a series.  Rookie Mistakes.  A place for other bloggers to share their stories of parenting fails, and for the rest of us to know that we are not alone or inadequate. The idea came after telling my story about the time I left the house with my baby, but no […] Read more…

Rules For Just About Anything

  No one can prepare you for the amount of rules involved in being a parent.  It’s a tricky road. Breast is best, but only behind closed doors.  Going back to work is bad.  Being a stay at home mum is bad.  Never complain about your children, because you know, #blessed.  But likewise, never brag […] Read more…

pregnancy and childbirth

The Ones About Pregnancy and Child Birth

I am one of the lucky ones.  Conceiving both our children was relatively easy, three months of trying with our first, and first time with our second!  But however blessed I was to be pregnant and growing a little miracle inside of me, pregnancy was at times really tough. Only we are not supposed to […] Read more…

My Favourite’s Favourites

It was my birthday on Friday.  My one day a year where it gets to be all about me.  Kind of.  I mean there are still arses to wipe, mouths to feed, and I think there a few years to go before I actually get to open my presents myself.  But it’s more about me […] Read more…

The Sessions: AKA Sing-Along Parodies

So I may not be able to give Adele a run for her money when it come to belting out a tune, but when it comes to writing them, I can’t either! However I have given a few songs a bit of a re-write with a parenting twist. If you fancy a sing along then […] Read more…

The Parenting Advice You Really Need

I often wonder if people stumbling across my blog after searching for “What can’t you do when pregnant?” are disappointed by what they find.  You see I’ve been a parent for seven years now, but I’m still learning.  I’m still making mistakes.  That’s why if you are looking for advice, my blog isn’t really the […] Read more…

It’s Life, But Not As We Know It

I was never one of those soon-to-be parents that thought a baby would just slot into my existing life and nothing would change.  However!  I don’t think anyone can prepare you for your life being turned up on it’s head and bearing no resemblance at all to your former existence.  I mean if they did, […] Read more…