Light as a Feather

The last few days, I’ve been in a weird head space. And I really can’t pinpoint why. I think, sometimes, there are too many things to do. Always so many things that need doing. Every now and then, that weight of expectation becomes unbearable. We carry it and carry it and then, there comes the day that it sits so heavily on our shoulders that we start to buckle. Today, my knees were ready to give out. But J wanted to play.… 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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Make sure you take care of yourself!

Take care of yourself. Make sure you get enough rest. Have some time to yourself. Those are statements I have heard a million times. It is hard, when you are a stay at home parent and wife to a Royal Marine,  to take time for yourself. Just when you sit down to take a breath, someone needs something from you. I don’t think that is a bad thing, to be needed and wanted. But I… View Post

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Reminders.

Some days I don’t get a break. Some days, I get 15 minutes to myself alone. But really, I’m never alone, those 15 minutes I can hear tiny footsteps stomping through the kitchen. E laughing or crying, Martin telling her to be E to be quiet because Mummy is trying to sleep. Some days, are too much. Some days I long for the past, with no responsibilities, a tiny peaceful house, just me and Martin.. I try… View Post

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