October 16, 2017
awards

How To Survive…Missing An Awards Ceremony

Having children, especially small children, can often mean missing functions and events. This has happened to me these last few years more times that I can count. I’ve missed hen parties, weddings, you name it I’ve probably missed it, but that’s just a part of motherhood. So, when the opportunity […]
October 15, 2017
m-word-playground

Playground Parents – Which One Are You?

Over the last few years I have concluded that there are three different types of ‘Playground Parent.’ The first is a Helicopter Parent. A Helicopter Parent can be defined as one who consistently hoovers around their child in an overly protective manner. These parents can be found immediately next-to, in-front […]
October 12, 2017
baby

Calling Bullshit On….Self-Soothing

Self-soothing – the term that, when I first became a mother, caused my core body temperature to increase by a minimum of 2 degrees Celsius, evident by a cold sweat seeping through my pores. You see, what came naturally for me and my baby was to nurse her to sleep. If […]
September 19, 2017
m-word-mother

9 Random Ways I’ve Changed Since Becoming a Mother

1. First and foremost, I’m happier. I wasn’t unhappy before but since becoming a mother I’ve had an overwhelming sense of complete and utter contentment, and that’s pretty incredible. 2. Nothing disgusts me. Spending so much time in close proximity to snot, spit-up and poop of varying shades and consistencies can […]