Feeling guilty as a mum

Mum guilt, I think it’s something every mother in the country experiences. Before I had Thomas I used to think my friends with kids were silly for feeling guilty, why would you feel guilty for doing something for yourself? Now that I am a mum I fully understand. You go out shopping and buy yourself an outfit and suddenly you feel guilty because you’re not … Continue reading Feeling guilty as a mum

Weekly adventures

Our go to place is usually Chester Zoo as we have annual passes and it’s only a 40-minute drive away but my car has officially died and so we have no transport. This hasn’t stopped us getting out and about though! We live about a 5-minute walk (10 if you have a toddler!) away from a local community farm, a nice park and there’s even … Continue reading Weekly adventures

Thomas Stephen

So as this blog is about our lives, mainly motherhood, I thought I would do a blog post all about my journey to being a mummy and the birth of Thomas. If you’ve read my post about¬†spina bifida¬†you will know that in 2012 we became parents to a beautiful little girl named Isabelle but sadly she was too poorly and was stillborn. After advice from … Continue reading Thomas Stephen

Controversial parenting

I have seen lots of Youtubers doing this tag as well as some other bloggers, although nobody has tagged me I’ve decided to do it. Everyone is entitled to an opinion and we must respect that not everybody is of the same one. So, let’s get started. Pro-life Vs. Pro-choice I am 100% pro-choice. I believe every woman should have the choice on what they … Continue reading Controversial parenting

Rainy day activities

In the UK the weather is so unpredictable, we’ve just had 4 days of glorious sunshine and this morning we’ve woken up to a rainy day. Trying to keep your children entertained on a rainy day can be difficult and the days can feel soooo long. My son likes to keep busy and can very quickly turn grumpy, which in turn can make me grumpy too! We have some favourite rainy day activities that I thought I would share here. Continue reading “Rainy day activities”