Right now my little boy is at nursery having his first settling in session. A little while ago I dropped him off, and as I got him out of his car seat I said to him, “Are you going to be a brave boy today?” In hindsight I should probably have actually said to myself – “Are you going to be a brave Mummy today?” Continue reading
Disclaimer: All babies are different. I cannot promise that this is a failsafe guide for your own offspring. If you are lucky your baby may go straight from Stage 4: The First Mouthful to Stage 18: #WINNING, skipping out all the crap in between. If your baby does this, please send me tips! If not, repeat after me, “I have never met an adult who doesn’t eat solids…” Continue reading
Hubs and I love walking. We’re not mountaineers or anything, but we do love a little hike once in a while. Over the years we’ve done lots of walks in lots of different places; some leisurely, some a bit more taxing. Continue reading
There have been times in the past that I’ve looked at our cat and thought, in all seriousness, ‘I’d quite like to swap places with you today’. Admittedly it is only ever a fleeting fancy. Normally when I’ve got a particularly tiring or stressful day at work ahead of me, while the cat is curled up on the sofa from where he need not move all day unless he wants some food. The thought of curling up and not moving is very appealing at times. For the most part being a cat would probably get pretty boring though. I mean they don’t do much, do they?
Nowadays though I have someone else to project this envy onto- my baby! Sometimes, being a kid looks like so much fun. (While being an adult just isn’t as exciting.) Continue reading
The Witching Hour. If you’ve been there, you know. If you’ve not, I sincerely hope you never do. Continue reading
My gorgeous baby boy is not far off 8 months old now and as much I hate to even think about it there are only about 6 weeks left until I have to go back to work. When I broke up for maternity leave last year the time spread out before me seemed so vast, it almost felt it would go on forever. Continue reading
Is it just me or do you find yourself repeatedly coming across certain types of mums? In any mother-heavy environment, event or gathering up and down the country I bet you will find at least one of each of the below types of mum. Do you see yourself in one of the examples? Are you a mix of a few of them? Or maybe you’re another type altogether?
Without further ado, let’s meet the mums… Continue reading