Unless you’ve been living under a rock a la Makka Pakka, there’s a very large chance that at some point in your child’s life you have stumbled upon In The Night Garden. Even if you just caught the last 2 minutes when you tuned in to watch Tom Hardy read the Bedtime Story on CBeebies. […]Read More In The Night Garden Live – Blackheath
This year feels like winter has been spectacularly long. Just as a bright day comes along, the rain clouds come over and the rain begins. But, and I may be counting my chickens, it has been sunny for more than 3 days in a row in London now. And, unlike tradition, it’s due to be […]Read More We love the sun!
As much as most normal people hate sending traffic towards the Daily Mail, there has been an article published this week, written by a mother, berating the current “trend” of mum’s writing about a different strain of parenting. This different strain? Reality. The reality of sitting on the toilet sobbing when your husband comes home […]Read More Why We Need Slummy Mummies
How quickly does time fly now? The saying is true – the days are long but the weeks are short. Our little family is finally finding it’s feet. Our routines are harmonious and the time we spend together is precious. This week has been really hectic. I work away a lot with work, but this […]Read More The first over nighter
On Monday morning, at 6:45am, I fell back to sleep on the couch while BB ran circles around the living room (yep, he walks now!) shouting “tractor tractor”. My head was thumping and I felt like my throats had been replaced by millions of razor blades. I heard the shower go which signalled Mr was […]Read More Battery low. Recharge!
Well, technically an escape to another country. Mr and I enjoyed a long weekend in Edinburgh this weekend without BB. This is the longest we’ve ever been away without him. Our flight was ridiculously early on Thursday morning so BB stayed at my parents house on Wednesday night. So that meant we wouldn’t see BB […]Read More Escape to the country….
It’s been a full month since I started back at work full time and I’m finally getting in to the swing of things. But, one of the things most working mum’s dread about going back to work is missing milestones. They’re important. They show that our children are developing properly and it’s such an amazing […]Read More Blink and you’ll miss it
When you’re a mum, sometimes it’s the smaller things in life that make you smile. And it’s easy to get bogged down by the humdrummery of life. A constant cycle of laundry, changing nappies, a lack of self care, potential isolation, missing “normal” life. The list is endless. I knew my life was going to […]Read More Reasons to be cheerful
I’m not sure if it’s exhaustion, hormones, guilt or a mix of all three but I stood in my parents house today crying a silent cry as BB screamed with snot streaming down his face. He’s ill. The change of routine, the full days at nursery, being lifted out of his cot while still asleep […]Read More Mum Guilt Kicks In
Hi all, Alex here!! This is the week that just seemed to encompass every single emotion that any human possesses. It was a roller coaster of emotions, ranging from being absolutely devastated to full on elation. It’s Friday night and I am absolutely exhausted. Mentally and physically drained. But what an incredible week it was. […]Read More This is the week that was….