My little human

It's the beginning of a new era. Henry has started to understand and obey my orders. 'Put that down' he drops whatever he's holding. 'Give it to mummy please' he plunges his chubby fist at me and gives me whatever he's grasping. 'Can mummy have a cuddle please' he headbuts (ouch) me and nuzzles into... Continue Reading →

What theeeee

When Henry was tiny I used to be so grateful of a 1 or 2 hour stint of uninterrupted sleep. He would be waking for feeds and I was a new mum, checking on him every 5 minutes to make sure he was breathing next to me. I didn't know if I was awake or... Continue Reading →

Hangovers and kids

I always used to wonder why grown ups would be dying for days after they had been out for a bevvy and a boogie! Like seriously, you've done it enough times. Bloody ametures. Sort your shit out. After a night on the tiles with my mummy friend this friday just gone, it dawned on me.... Continue Reading →

You’re not alone

To all the mums and dads out there who had little sleep last night and feel like they've been hit by a bus this morning, you are not alone. We are all in this together. From one parent to another we should all be supporting and looking out for eachother. Having children is one of... Continue Reading →

Tears into smiles

We've all been there. Grazed palms, cut knees, that god awful stubbed toe that knocks you flat on your butt rolling around like you've been shot in the foot. The dramtics are worse than the actual injuries. The bangs, the boshes the ouchy ouch ouches. The splinters and the tumbles into the stinging nettles. Woohah!... Continue Reading →

Summer is upon us

My first summer with a mobile baby has begun. It has become apparent that it is almost impossible to baby proof the outdoors. Nature is there to test us.  So far here are the dangers I have encountered: Wasps and bees - They seem to be attracted to sweet smelling sticky babies and their colourful... Continue Reading →

What is a cool mum?

"I'm not a regular mum, I'm a cool mum!" We've all seen mean girls right? (If you haven't then you're life is so not fetch) So what is a cool mum?  Growing up I thought a cool mum was someone who let you have all of your friends over, bought you the latest toys and... Continue Reading →

Taming the beast

When dealing with a wild young child there are some precautions you might want to take before taming the little beast. 1. Safety goggles - these will come in handy for flying toys and food that gets launched at you mid tantrum.  2. The pony tail - tie that hair up. There's nothing worse than... Continue Reading →

What dreams are made of

I used to dream of nice jewellery, gorgeous clothes, the latest gadgets and pretty girly things. These days I dream of the latest Dyson cordless hoover and the best oven cleaner around.  Don't get me wrong I still love all that girly pretty shit but I have cupboards full of it from my previous life,... Continue Reading →

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