Category: Life lessons

Being Mum, Life lessons

Friday’s thoughts.

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When I decided to start this blog, I started it with the aim that I was going to be as honest as possible. It’s so true that sometimes when you scroll through Social Media, be it your friends list on Facebook or the Celebs on Instagram, it is easy to be so envious of other …

Being Mum, Life lessons

Becoming a mum, without a mum 

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I think that when looking for your own therapy for a problem, finding someone who can relate to you can be fundamental in that. I am yet to fully find that myself. Not for a minute do I doubt there are many people out there like myself and don’t get me wrong, I have known …

Life lessons

To the younger you – It’s OK

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Oh god, another hair colour? Reaaally? Why!? What was wrong with the brown? Or the red? Or the blonde before that?  No, what about your natural hair? Why another bloody hair colour? Are you not happy with yourself? Is it for attention? Are you trying to please other people? Why can you not just stick to that …

Life lessons

World Mental Health Day x

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Give me a pen and paper and I’ll write. Give me a keyboard and I’ll type. Give me a subject to write about that I have no passion for or belief in and it will be a piece not worth reading. When I started my blog a few weeks ago, there were days when I …

Being Mum, Life lessons

The big G

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G U I L T ! How can such a small 5 letter word have such an impact! Guilt in general isn’t the nicest feeling in the world –  we have all had it, big or small – it happens, you learn from it. M U M – G U I l T – well, …

Life lessons

Reflecting on my first year of ‘Motherhood’

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With my little Joseph turning 1 tomorrow , I feel compelled to write something to mark the occasion. Let me start by saying, What.A.Year. Infact, that almost feels like an understatement. I guess like many, I was quite naive. Of course I was prepared for it to be challenging, but I almost didn’t see past the …