Kids & Parenting, Self Care & Personal Development

Diaries of an Ad Lib Mummy

I have always tried to keep a diary or journal. Ever since my childhood. I like to write things down. It just works for me. Whether it is fictional writing, diaries, ramblings, musings, lists. I like letting things out. My journal/diary habit started with an angst ridden diary in my mid- teens, which has lead… Continue reading Diaries of an Ad Lib Mummy

Kids & Parenting, Travel

The joys of a first family holiday…

I thought choosing a holiday with a child would just be the same, but with an extra small person... Oh no... The things you have to think about that you wouldn't previously have considered are endless... Just a heads up to any parents thinking of taking their first family holiday... It's so worth it!

Kids & Parenting, Self Care & Personal Development

Alone time

‘How does it make you feel during moments to yourself? Do you enjoy them? Do you feel guilty about enjoying them? Do you try to plan them? What is your dream 15 minutes alone. Being a parent but wanting time alone. How does it make you feel?’

Kids & Parenting

What a difference a bag can make!

After months of moaning about how much I hate our changing bag, I have finally treated myself to the BabyMel Frankie bag in navy stripe and I’m already excited to use it! It’s just arrived and I already love it!

Kids & Parenting

Transitions – Moving to the ‘Big room’

Friday was Little K's last full day in the ‘Baby room’ at nursery before she begins the transition this week to the ‘Big room’. Surely my little girl isn’t big enough for the Big room yet?

Kids & Parenting

Mummy Wins – Intro

When Little K was around four months old I came up with the idea of a ‘Mummy Win’. It was a little pat on the back to myself when something went right. I felt like I was drowning a lot of the time, and just needed to acknowledge that it was all OK, and in amongst all the crazy, we were heading in the right direction!