Be Proud to Be Proud!

I recently posted my ‘Motherhood Challenge’ photos online. For anyone who doesn’t know what this is (have you been living under a rock?!) it is a ‘challenge’ that went viral where mothers were encouraged to post three or five (depending on who tagged you) photos of what motherhood means to them on Facebook and then nominate other … [Read more…]

Dear Second Child

Dear Second Child I’m sorry that you’ve not got a proper nursery. No pictures, no special curtains with the teddy and bunny tie backs, no changing table (nothing wrong with a changing mat on the bed – it’s actually much more versatile). The fact you have to share the room with the spare bed and, … [Read more…]

Why I’m ‘Buying In To’ The Magic of Christmas

This year, for the first time, I have done a ‘Christmas Eve Box’ for my children. It contains new pyjamas, a Christmas film, popcorn, ‘reindeer food’, a book, Santa’s Magic Key, a Christmas activity book and some sweets (thanks for the ideas Pinterest). It’s the first time I’ve done it because our eldest is finally, at … [Read more…]