Everyone has an opinion on how many children you should have. Everyone seems to think there is a magic number. Really?
I’ve been skiing since I was five years old, that’s a long time! Despite my love of horses from a young age, skiing is my ultimate passion, obsession perhaps, and I regularly dream of the white stuff. I never expected to lose this passion when I became a mother, but I do have to admit […]
Learning to swim and having water confidence were always things I considered really important when I became a parent. My parents invested a great deal of time and effort getting me to learn to swim as a child, and I am very grateful for that. My dad swam with me every Sunday morning, challenging me […]
When you are a mum, speaking on the telephone is not the easiest thing, certainly not whilst the children are awake that is. You can message and email whilst doing things with children, but I find it almost impossible to talk to anyone on the phone during this time… I hope I’m not the only […]
Advent calendars are fun. They are something I remember from my childhood and something I’ve always done for my children. Did you have an advent calendar as a child? Home Start in our area have a campaign going to ensure that every child has an advent calendar this December. In our area they are being […]
Becoming a mummy can create some tricky feelings. It can have a huge effect on how you feel about your body, largely because your body goes through so many changes in such a short space of time. When you first become pregnant you will sometimes notice changes in your body straight away, normally your boobs […]
Breastfeeding doesn’t come naturally to everyone and it can be hard work sometimes, especially in the early days. So what about when you also have to contend with teeth? Now the average age that teeth start to appear is around six months, but we don’t all fit into the ‘average’ category now do we? Even […]
One day I will have a tidy house. One day I will sleep for 8 uninterrupted hours per night. One day I will be able to shop on my own at my leisure. One day I will be able to go to the toilet on my own. One day I will not have to pick food up […]