Being Mum, Days out

Baby Group

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As I get older and go through changes in my life, I am learning more about the importance of keeping an open mind. I think that comes with maturity too. I used to be quite dismissive of things that I didn’t really know much about. Take babygroups for example. I have always had a preconception …

Being Mum

Child-Friendly Flour Paint.

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Now that the Winter month’s are starting to set in, it is becoming a little trickier to find things to do with Joseph. The weather can make things pretty restrictive, and sometimes being indoors is enough to send you both a little cray cray. Joseph is loving CBeebies atm which is really sweet but I don’t …

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‘Make you Banana Pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend’

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As previously mentioned,  I am always trying to find new and different things to give to Joseph at meal times. The thing is, like most toddlers and children, Joseph can get bored of things pretty quickly! He has the usual; Cornflakes, Weetabix, Toast, Omelettes, Scrambled eggs etc but I think he gets as bored eating …

Being Mum, Life lessons

It’s OK to lose your shit

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I tell ya what, these past couple of days I have had a fast track ticket to ‘Joseph The Emotional Rollercoaster’. I’ve cried, I’ve lost my breath, I’ve smiled, I’ve screamed (to myself) & as always I come out laughing & smiling – however it’s been pretttttttttttty intense.  It’s tough sometimes because you always think you …

Being Mum, Days out

MUSH – App for Mums

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Maternity Leave. What is not to love – no work stresses, no drive or train commute, no work wear.. just time at home with your baby, coffees and catch ups, This Morning on in the background, sitting in the garden in the Summer, keeping cosy in the winter – what is there to complain about. …

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 …

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Bocketts Farm – Leatherhead

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Joseph’s 1st Birthday was something that I wasn’t taking lightly! Like most things when you become a Mum – I finally ‘get it’  Pre Joseph, I would see the lengths that Mum’s would go to, and yes I didn’t doubt I wouldn’t do the same but I never really understood the extremities for a ‘1st …

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 …