Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s day is right around the corner and as always I have been researching the best gifts to make mum’s feel special this year. Of corse what we want is; a lie in, a long hot bath, to take a pee in peace and for someone else to do dishes but I have some extra little treats to put a smile on all those mums out their who really deserve some spoiling! GIANDUIOTTI ASSORTMENT – Fancy chocolates never go a miss, this selection of milk hazelnut, dark hazelnut and white chocolate and pistachio gianduiotti are beautifully presented. IFit Vue – For those…

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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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Parenthood – why the competition?

I am usually one to read and then not reply to the ongoing breast VS bottle debate. Recently you’ll have seen your social media feeds filled with the tree of life images it made me want to  jump down from my fence and write this post. The tree of life images essentially show breast feeding muma’s doing their thing in an arty way – they look cool, they do I like them and this isn’t directed at those images personally, it is just seeing them that sparked my need to write. I am all for breast feeding out and proud. Never…

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Being a single parent..

I am a single parent to my three beautiful daughters.  It’s not something I bang on about, I have never been one to over share – ironic being as I am a blogger who shares a lot of her life with the internet but I choose what I put out there, I have control of what I write. I have been asked recently by a few people ‘why don’t you write about your experience’s as a single parent?’ It has made me think why don’t I? Is it the fear of being judged thats holding me back? This is me; I am…

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