What’s in my handbag?

The lovely Kat from Beau Twins tagged in in her ‘What’s in My Handbag?’ post the other week, at first I was excited- I love being tagged in stuff like that! Then I realised what I would have to show!! So the handbag I am using at the moment is a good few years old now, I would say I …

You ARE good enough!

Self esteem, You are good enough

Over the past month or so I have noticed a trend emerging. More and more of us are feeling down about our parenting skills- more specifically us mothers are feeling like we are failing our children. I think it is something built in to a woman’s brain- a little switch that flips every now and then to make us feel …

Failing as a mother

If you ask anyone I know though they will tell you that I am a loud mouth, always the centre of attention. I am the one who takes charge in any given situation, a bossy boots. This is all a facade. Underneath I am a¬†shy, insecure girl, wanting to hide when someone talks to me. I doubt myself every day …

Not the same as you

When you look at me what do you see? You see a number, an age, the year of my birth. I am younger than you, we cannot be friends. You look me up and down, judge me by my looks, my youth. You have no room in your life for me, a young mum. You are older, a career woman …

Keeping up with the Joneses

For years people have been ‘Keeping up with the Joneses’. It always seems as though others have more than you- they have a better house, go on better holidays and dress way better than you.   It is hard not to compare, social media gives us a direct insight into other peoples’ lives. You only have to scroll down your …

Why I love reusable nappies!

So today I am going to share why I love reusable nappies. Hopefully by reading this I can covert you into a cloth lover too! The average family will go through over 2000 nappies a year per child. When you think that the average child potty trains between 2.5 and 3 years old that is a lot of nappies!! This …

Preparing siblings for a new baby

The moment you have a baby your whole life changes. Suddenly your world is so tiny, revolving around something so precious. I can remember feeling like I never wanted that moment to end, our little world was complete. Time does not stand still though and things do change – your tiny baby starts to grow up. You recover from the …