Co-Parenting; Nobody said it would be easy…

It was off the back of watching a feature on This Morning today that made me write this post, a story involving two ‘celebrities’ and one baby which had got ugly. Uglier than ugly – it’s a bit of a mess. Though it got me thinking about my journey of learning to co-parent, in obviously a much less dramatic way than them but it has been a journey all the same. Co-parenting is hard, I have been a single parent for a little under 2 years now. Back when the girls dad and I decided to split I was pre-warned…

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8 Things to never feel guilty about as a new mum

Mum guilt is real. When a little bundle is born we drop ourselves into second/third or even forth place. It see’s us mums feeling guilty when we so much as want to take a pee in peace – it gets easier with time trust me! I’ve been thinking back to those early baby days and the things I used to feel guilty about so I thought I would share my “8 things to never feel guilty about as a new mum”. Staying in bed till noon. Baby days can be hard work, especially the early days. Newborns sleeping patterns are very unpredictable…

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Keeping Focused When You Work From Home

Working from home is perfect for me and my family. I have three young children so working for myself means I don’t have to worry about things like; child care in school holidays, being around for the school pick up, getting time off for plays/sports day etc. It gives me the freedom to be there for the things I deem important and would hate to miss. Self employment doesn’t come without it challenges though. It’s scary, taking that leap was so daunting, my working life starts with me and ends with me I work, I earn – if I don’t, I…

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2017 – What’s the plan…

So here we are a brand new year and as a lot of people like to see it a fresh start. A love a new years resolution I know some dismiss them but I just am a geek who enjoys setting goals and making plans all year round – new year seems as good a time as any. I really wanted (and needed) a break over christmas and new year so I took it. It was lovely – I didn’t worry about what post had to go live, I didn’t look at my stats, I didn’t check my inbox 7598 times…

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Christmas with Mamas and Papas

Okay so I am officially letting myself get excited about christmas now…. I am usually a little bit of a scrooge until at least Maisy’s birthday is out of the way but 2016 has just been such an amazing year for us I can’t wait to finish it on a high. Today I have been attacking the Mamas & Papas christmas range getting cute little decorations and gifts in prep, this is my first real bit of christmasy shopping and with that I just had to share what I’ve found. Wooden Advent Calendar How cute it this; my little ones…

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