All I want for Christmas is to see my little boys face on Christmas morning! This year is the most magical festive season we've shared so far. The build up to Christmas has been the best ever! I can almost taste the excitement bursting out of my little boy. He is totally intoxicating and I… Continue reading The most magical time of the year
So I'm in month 3 of blogging and I appear to have hit a bit of a wall. I have written some posts but I'm not happy with them. Some of them just need fleshing out a bit, or I think there's something missing. They're not floating my boat. I feel like I have a… Continue reading Blockage in my blogging brain
"Urrggghhh mammy look at the fish they flat... they died mummy". Sitting there eating toast on a lazy Sunday morning, I coughed and nearly choked - "how do you know they've died?" "They flat mummy, they should be swimming" My heart sank - yes they should be beautiful creatures swimming! And there we have… Continue reading “They died mummy” – three words from your three year old
Morning"Mummy come and get me". I'm sure she can hear me, I'm her 'beautiful boy'. "I want to get up". "Mummy... I need a wee". That'll make her move. And here she is - I knew it. "Milk and banana mummy please". Mummy said sweets aren't for breakfast. Hope she doesn't eat them all. Sharing… Continue reading Mummy come and get your beautiful boy
I feel like I’ve got the hang of blogging in it's simplest form: writing, publishing content and posting it on social media. I'm doing OK! Month 2 of blogging has brought a lot more learning and raised quite a few questions that I need to get answered. I'm fairly happy with how to use my… Continue reading Month 2 of blogging: what have I learned?
I never thought I’d say "I'm too good at being mummy". Before you tell me to get my head out of the clouds, I’m talking about being too quick to do everything for my little one. From dressing him, to finding his lost toys, to wiping his face. My maternal instincts are fueling my need… Continue reading Too good at being mummy?
I love a good mumrant! Doesn’t it feel good to get it out there and tell it like it is? Holding it in is bad for the health. Sharing is therapy! Normally I just rant to my poor hubby and he listens ever so patiently! But now and again there are times that something really… Continue reading Mumrants – my favourite pastime
The word 'toddler' can strike fear into any parent as they navigate the terrible twos and troublesome threes. But I can honestly say toddlers also bring some of the best moments in parenting. No longer a baby but not quite a young child, toddlers are a brilliant mix of both! In the middle of learning… Continue reading Toddlers are the best – My 7 reasons why
I’m a month into blogging and there’s a bunch of ‘stuff’ I’ve learned. This has been a very steep learning curve. I have gone from being able to send a tweet to setting up a website, Domain name, pages, posts etc. It took me a while to get used to it all. The best thing… Continue reading Blogging – Month 1 – What I’ve learned so far
When I was pregnant a friend said - “please don’t be a parent who takes the tablet out to a restaurant to get their kids to behave”. Not expecting that comment, I wasn’t sure how to respond. In fact I just laughed, as I didn’t understand what this meant pre-child. It wasn’t even on my… Continue reading To take or not to take the tablet – that is the question!