Lately I've had quite a few messages asking my opinion on childcare options. Having a profession within the education setting sees me inundated with questions, queries, reassurances and general musings (which I love, honestly, ask away!). The play school/ nursery/ childminder/ pre-school debate is always something I see on the internet and now social media … Continue reading Childcare Conundrum
So this month I attended a workshop. I attended a workshop with other like minded ladies. A workshop that would help me to reconnect with me? Take time out? Feel less alone? Realise that we are all in this together? Yes. That is exactly what it was. A wonderful local Mama, Claire, has set up … Continue reading Mama Time
Ok, let's talk about how we can help our little offspring with reading. The English language is one of the most complex languages in the world. We have words that are spelt the same but with different meanings, spelt differently but sound the same and rules that don't apply most of the time (yes I'm … Continue reading Let’s Read
Cesarean. C Section. Through the 'sun roof'. The other way of giving birth. It never entered my head that I might end up having a c-section. In my head they are used in drastic cases. Emergencies. Evelyn was overdue. Midwife told me she was fine but "didn't want to budge just yet". This was ok … Continue reading The C Word
Evelyn is 8 months old and she surprises me every day with how much she knows and how aware of everything she is. This is beautiful, magical and wonderful..... Well.... Most of the time. But there are those rare occasions where I see a little twinkle in her cheeky, blue eyes when she is about … Continue reading Middle Finger up to Mummy!
So maybe your friend is pregnant or she might have just had a baby! If you aren't sure what to say or do then the fear is that you might not say or do anything! You might feel like you don't want to 'step on toes' or 'interrupt the day' but the reality is your … Continue reading Friends and their babies!
It's Father's Day on Sunday and I have no idea what to buy Adam. It's his first Father's Day so I want it to be something meaningful and special. I trawled Pinterest to find some inspiration and I decided on a combination of 'Evelyn artwork' and pictures. I also managed to create something mess less!!! … Continue reading Father’s Day Art!