Oli’s diagnosis

I thought it much easier to write this all down here than DM everyone, or send any more lengthy voice notes! You may already know by now that Oli has been feeling a lot of anxiety at school – but we’ve uncovered why he’s been feeling this anxiety now. At the end of last year…

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My WAHM life

I’ve officially been working from home now, for what, six months! Is it what I thought it would be like? Yes, and no. Has it been worth the move and adjustment, ten million times YES! Working from home has it’s pro’s and con’s. The biggest ‘con’ if I can call it that, for me personally,…

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I’m sorry, to the baby I never mourned.

I never thought I’d write this post or ever tell this story. But here, my beautiful daughter holding this rainbow, is our rainbow baby. Five people knew about it, one being me, one being the doctor and almost no one else. I’ve racked my brain so many times as to why I didn’t want to…

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Breaking the mould

When I was pregnant with Sophie, we wanted to get Oli a little doll to get him used to the idea of having a new baby in the house – it’s not an uncommon thing for parents to do this. Well bowl me over, when a family member suggested that by giving our little two-year-old…

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Do we stay, or do we go?

Cry our beloved country! While our country mourns so many senseless and abominable crimes (and this isn’t a new trend) we need to start having really tough conversations around our future in this country, for the sake of our children. Whilst not gender based, my husband has been in three attempted hi-jackings in the last…

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My ONE Birthday Wish

It’s finally Spring, a new season, my favourite season and a new month. My birthday month in fact. On the 9th September I’ll be 34. This year there will be no gift guide (sorry Dyl and those of my friends who shop off it), no genie with three wishes to grant, there’s just one wish…

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When good holidays go bad!

Firstly, I just want to thank each and everyone of you for your countless messages, WhatsApps, DM’s and prayers for our darling Soph, I cannot tell you how touched we have been to be ‘carried’ through such a traumatic time by so many special people. Daily check-ins, wishes and messages even when I haven’t had…

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Seven! My baby boy – where has the time gone?

How on earth did we get here? I mean, I get it, the earth revolves around the sun for 365 days and BAM we’re a year older, but, how is it possible that I’m a momma to a SEVEN YEAR OLD?! All of a sudden, Oli turning seven makes it feel like he’s not my…

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Pinkie Promise?

Pinkie Promise. The holy grail of commitment in the eyes of my two children. As they say – you never break a pinkie promise. So, what am I pinkie promising? Playtime with my kids. It sounds ridiculous I know, but it’s not really when you think about it. How often do YOU play with your…

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