Being Mummy!

The first word I hear most days is “Mummy”, followed by a tender “I love you” or “good morning” or “Can I have chocolate for breakfast?” Or in J’s case I get a I’m hungry whinge! Before my eyes are even open, before my brain has fully adjusted to the reality of no more sleep. I am reminded that before all else, I am Mummy . I have two little people depending on me to… View Post

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The Reality of Motherhood

As I was growing up my mum frequently uttered the words ‘I quit!’, to which my reply was you can’t just quit! Today I find myself uttering those same words, I am starting to say the things I never thought I would! There are a few reasons why I feel like this today, it is the reality of Motherhood with out the fairy dust & sparkly shine of the happy times. I wish I was… View Post

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An open letter to my husband

My husband has the sort of job where you have to shave and get dressed. I have the sort of job where you have to do neither. He has to set an alarm on the morning to get ready for work, the other morning I complained how he was waking everyone up with being so noisy in the morning, his comment being I am the one that has to get up for work – however… View Post

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Cuddle me mummy.

If you’ve been around little kids at all, you know their neediness can be both heartwarming and overwhelming. But even in the trying moments when you just want to continue the task at hand, it’s hard to refuse the sweet face looking up at you with arms stretched high. This week E has increased her requests to be cuddled. She charges at me and reaches toward my waist, half appealing and half demanding, “Can I have a cuddle… View Post

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A trip to the park

The School holidays are here, well they have been for a couple of weeks! Whilst that doesn’t make too much of a difference to us as E was only in pre school one afternoon a week – I do however miss that one afternoon of peace and quiet. It does mean that places are a lot busier, prices on holidays rocket up but more importantly the sun occasionally shines! There are plenty of fun things to do… View Post

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