'Psychologists have suggested that mothers should take holidays with friends, not family - and this includes leaving the children behind. Experts are urging tired mothers to go on "mum-cations", holidays without their offspring, to take a proper break.' With this in mind, me and three of my closest girlfriends booked a 'mumcation' to Vilamoura for … Continue reading My Mumcation
Barack Obama tweeted recently 'No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion......' I am starting to wonder if, as well as pure ignorance, has political correctness contributed to Racism. Obama is right, so at what age do you start noticing and worrying … Continue reading Do kids see race?
I have been visiting Godstone farm since I was Georges age. Over the years it has just got better and better, whilst keeping hold of it orginal charm that makes me so nostalgic. So last week, I made the brave decision to take ALL my children for a visit. Even though we live on a … Continue reading Our day at Godstone Farm
Everyone loves a newborn. Who can resist those tiny hands and that brand new smell. It's even more exciting when it's a baby of a friend or family member. You can impose yourself as soon as the baby is born, then hand baby back when he starts crying...perfect!......if you want to piss off and … Continue reading Tips for friends of a newborn mum
Another one of my best friends turned 40 this week and we celebrated by whisking her away on a suprise weekend to Liverpool. ￼ Rosie is from Ireland, and when her lovely sister (who still lives over there) contacted me about doing something special I couldn't have been more up for it. I cant take … Continue reading A weekend in Liverpool
Today I found what might be one of my favourite places as a mum of a toddler and a baby! I have to share this little gem with you because I have been waiting over 10 years to find somewhere like this! Rosies Coffee Lounge in Lingfield is every parents Haven. The front of … Continue reading Rosies Coffee Lounge, Lingfield
Forty years ago today something pretty special happened. My girl Lisa was born! We first met at work 15 years ago and it has been a friendship that I have been thankful for ever since. A career driven, strong, independent women who still manages to keep her femininity and maternal insticts at the forefront … Continue reading Lisa is 40!
I am linking up today with Parent Blogs Elite Linky #1 with Jenny at www.midwifeandlife.com Because I have spent nearly four of the last ten years pregnant people assume I must love it. It's not so much about loving it as trying to embrace it and making the most of it. It is after … Continue reading 10 things I love vs 10 things I hate about pregnancy
2016 has been an exciting year for me. My new addition, George has given me his first giggles, crawled, taken his first steps and become a fully fledged toddler. I watch my beautiful sister in law get married on one of the best holidays I've ever had. I spent a fantastic weekend in Dublin … Continue reading Happy New Years……Resolutions?
I was explaining to a couple of friends over a Baileys (don't judge me) how I feel like I've lost my mojo a bit when it comes to my blog. I always love sitting down with a cuppa and boring you all with my life tales, but lately I just haven't been able to motivate … Continue reading My Girls