Browsing Category : Love

Reflections as my Littlest Turns One


I’m struggling to believe that a whole year has passed since the littlest of my girls was born.  This time last year I was waddling around waiting, not so patiently to be induced.  Excited to meet our second born and even more excited not to be pregnant, after carrying my first and second for what was very nearly eighteen months straight.…

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Explaining Terrorism – They won’t be Young Forever


As more details emerge from the London attacks, my heart sinks lower and lower.  The families of the victims are at the forefront of my mind.  I’m in a state of mourning, not only for the lives that have been lost but for the world that was.  Once again, it has been changed forever. As I watch the news I…

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I’m not the Mother I Thought I’d be.


Even before I was pregnant I had a clear idea of who I would be as a mother.  My children would listen to me, they wouldn’t throw tantrums and we would enjoy playing all day.  I also didn’t feel like I would need to work, being a SAHM would be enough.  I had the rest of my life planned out. After…

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Turning 30 – A Gift Guide for Men


This year Hubs is going to be 30.  The big 3-0!  He and I have never been much good when it comes to present buying, often not bothering at all.  It’s not everyday one of my favourite humans turns 30 though, so this year I’ve put some real thought into what I’m going to buy him! Since having children we…

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Judgement


We live in a world where people are too quick to judge.  As individuals, we work hard to make ourselves and our families happy.  We make decisions that will hopefully be a benefit to us.  Decisions that we feel are right and decisions that we have often turned over in our minds for a very long time before acting on them.…

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Dear Diary: Accepting I’ll Never have Another Baby.


The littlest of my babies will be one in April.  She’s hitting milestones left right and centre as she changes from baby to toddler.  She’s eating solid foods and crawling along the floor trying to keep up with her big sister.  Long gone is the tiny baby we bought home from hospital. A huge part of me is glad that…

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The #RockingMotherhood Tag


First of all I would like to thank Briony from Any Way to Stay at Home for the tag!  Briony has also written ten fabulous reasons she’s #RockingMotherhood, nip over and take a peek here! Since I was tagged I’ve been thinking about how I might be #RockingMotherhood, it’s not as easy as I thought.  As parents we are almost always too critical…

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Enjoy a bit of magic this New Year with DisneyLife – FREE TRIAL!


When I think about Disney, it’s the classics that pop into my mind: Peter Pan, The Jungle Book and Snow White to name a few.  I’ve loved these films since I was tiny, they will always have a special place in my heart.  I’m a sucker for some of the more recent movies too, Frozen definitely has to be up there…

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The Christmas Tag


It’s that time of year again and the festivities are in full swing.  So, in keeping with the Christmas spirit here is my blogger Christmas tag! What’s your favourite Christmas movie? The Muppet’s Christmas Carol, I love it and have to watch it at least once during December! Have you ever had a White Christmas? I don’t think I have,…

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National Trust – We Love You!


Even before we had children, Hubs and I have always been National Trust members.  We used to while away many hours strolling around beautiful gardens, exploring stately homes and sampling the menus in some of the finest little eateries in the country.     Fast forward a couple of years, two children later and we are still in love with…

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