How to bring up baby on a budget

How to bring up baby on a budget. Can’t be done I’m sure people will say. Babies are expensive. You never really understand how much a child costs until you have them yourself. Having been a Mum for four years now, and having two children I’ve picked up a few… View Post

Why I’m unsure if I’ll have …

Why I’m unsure if I’ll have another baby….

When I was younger I wasn’t sure I wanted children. They’re expensive, they poo, scream and cry. But low and behold at the tender age of 22 I fell pregnant – and I planned it. Pregnancy doesn’t treat me badly. I’ve had two fairly straightforward pregnancies and healthy babies. I… View Post

My biggest parenting failure…

My biggest parenting failure…

I had a long think about what my biggest parenting failure might be. Being a Mother isn’t always sunshine and daisies… In fact, it very rarely is. It’s often tears, tantrums and turmoil… and that’s just from me! No, but seriously. I don’t profess to know everything there is to… View Post

7 Films I love

7 Films I love

My love for films runs in my blood. Some of my greatest memories as a child/teen were watching films with my dad and him telling me how they filmed certain shots, talking about cinematography and other random trivia. It’s his fault (although I don’t particularly consider it a ‘fault’ at… View Post

Why Mother’s Day is bittersweet

Why Mother’s Day is bittersweet

Mother’s Day is always a difficult one for me. My Mum passed away when I was 12, so I never knew her when I was a teen. She wasn’t there when I collected my GCSE’s, A levels or enrolled for my degree. She missed my pregnancies and births of both… View Post