'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?
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
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