Tag: mother

My Mothers Day 2018

In the UK, we celebrated Mothers Day on Sunday 11th March. I know it’s different to most countries but I didn’t know why until I came to write this post. Apparently, it’s still linked to the Christian calendar. Christians would visit their “mother church” during Lent and this usually took place on the fourth Sunday…
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Galentine’s Day – why my mum is my daily inspiration

In honour of Galentine’s Day, a day to celebrate and appreciate all the women who inspire you, I’m going to tell you about my mum. I think there needs to be a lot more days like today, women supporting women is something I am totally on board with and it needs to happen more. “Behind…
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Please Don’t Nursery Shame Me.

I see it. I can see that looking at your face when I say I’m not sending my boys to nursery or preschool. It’s only fleeting but I notice it. It’s a mix of worry, panic and concern. Thankyou but I don’t need your concern.  I’ve had this look from friends, family, health professionals and…
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Why Do We Feel Pressure To Buy Just For A Birthday?

H is 3 in 10 days. I can’t wait, we’ll be on holiday for it and his little face when we take him to the zoo will be amazing. Animals are his favourite thing at the moment (besides cars but I don’t think anything will replace them!) When we’re done at the zoo, we’ll drive…
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Time To Be Honest.

While my Instagram posts have carried on as normal, behind the scenes I’ve been struggling. I’m not sure what with but if I’m honest with myself, I think I’ve been struggling since A was born. It’s just the daily monotony, struggles, loneliness and fighting. Every day seems endless and tiring. I feel like I have…
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