Maybe I’m Crazy – Dealing with anxiety, life and motherhood

People don’t believe me when I tell them that I suffer with severe anxiety, apparently I don’t seem the ‘type’. But suffer is probably the best term for it. As I write this, it feels like there is a tight band around my head, the more I think about it the tighter it becomes. My … Continue reading Maybe I’m Crazy – Dealing with anxiety, life and motherhood

“Poops win prizes” and other things I never thought I’d say

Let’s face it, none of us really knew what we were letting ourselves in for with this parenthood lark, all of those hypothetical children we were raising, pre actual children, had excellent reasoning skills and the behaviour of little cherubs. The harsh reality of parenting is obviously completely different. We find ourselves doing things we NEVER … Continue reading “Poops win prizes” and other things I never thought I’d say

I’m turning into my mother – and I couldn’t be prouder

“Aughhhh! I’m turning into my mother!” is a cry I often hear from despairing women, be it on their blog posts or when I’m out and about. (Yes, sometimes I do manage to leave the house these days!)  When I hear these words I often wonder what these women have endured to make them feel … Continue reading I’m turning into my mother – and I couldn’t be prouder

All That Faff

Do you remember 'popping into town' with your friends for a bit of shopping and lunch... and a bit more shopping? Do you remember how much fun that was? Trying things on, finding shoes that match your outfit. And more shoes that match the other outfits you've just bought? Time to browse. Time to think. … Continue reading All That Faff

What to do with two under two

Well here I am – I’ve made it! This week marks my youngest baby’s 2nd birthday. To be honest I’m sure he’s only one, but the calendar and his sudden liking for tantrums, screaming, hair pulling and shouting “MINE” when he steals his siblings’ belongings tell me otherwise. When I discovered I was pregnant with … Continue reading What to do with two under two

Two small posts, One giant leap..

This time last year we posted our first ever blog posts. One each. Since then we have posted a whopping 53 more times between us! It seems that the joys and jollops of parenting and motherhood offer an endless stream of creative inspiration. Who knew? Here's a small selection of our favourites: “My socks are wonky!!!!” … Continue reading Two small posts, One giant leap..