It’s official, the Hustle House has grown from one child, to two children. On the 29th September 2019, our littlest Mini burst in to the world (after officially listed as a 40 minute labour – I’m still in two minds as to whether to blog my birth story to be honest) and life hasn’t been […]Read More Expanding From One to Two
My journey back to work post baby was a weird one. After a phased return using up annual leave, I hit full time work with a bang. And it was intense! 5am wake ups to put a full face of slap on before facing the tube, once or twice a month meeting clients in all […]Read More Ta-Ra to Full Time!
After an immense dinner at Forettabarinn the night before and a day of excursions, we had some great news to wake up to. After three nights in a row of cancellations, our Northern Lights tour was definitely on tonight and when we looked out the window we could see why. Finally we had a clear […]Read More That’s Why Mum’s Go To Iceland – Part 2
Dear B, The day you were born, you changed our lives. You’ve grown up so quickly and continue to grow in to a fabulous little boy, despite the near constant streams of bogeys. The world is a big place, and although you’re small, you have the chance to make an impact. You are strong, thoughtful […]Read More A Letter To My Two Year Old
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….
No one warns you when you have a baby that baby = bags. Changing bags, nappy bags, bags of frozen breast milk, more shopping bags, but most importantly – eye bags! And when you’re on maternity leave, for most people, putting on make up becomes pretty low on the priority list. Once you’ve fed the […]Read More Morning “Non Zombie” Make Up
6 years down the line and Valentine’s Day has almost faded in to obscurity. Almost. Don’t get me wrong, if Mr forgot that it was Valentine’s Day, I may unleash my wrath upon him. Kindly, because I’m at work from today until Thursday, MIL has BB over night bowchickawowow….. or not. This is how the conversation […]Read More Valentines Schmalentines
Alex here! Happy Thursday from a really gross, grizzly and FREEZING London. This week has been a lot tougher than last week. Did I maybe get caught out being a little smug about how easy last Friday was? I’ve been lucky enough that in the UK, any annual leave that we accrue while on maternity […]Read More Upping the ante
Well hello there! Mum number 2 has arrived! Well…what I mean to say is I’ve finally emerged from the deepest darkest realms of my laundry basket. How can such a small being generate so much waste (and that’s not just the clothes!)? So…yep…I digress, I can’t avoid it any longer, those 3 small words…’back […]Read More And now the end is near…
That’s it. It’s done. 12 hours after leaving the house this morning and I’m sitting down with a green tea while the Mr puts BB to bed. As I look back, it’s been a good day, but the thoughts that filled my head last night as I sat on the sofa crying and begging Mr […]Read More Work work work work work