Month: January 2018

The Choice

The Choice

OK, so this is a bit of a personal one… THE MAMA I’m Ellen, I’m 34, married to my best bud and Mum to our glorious wee boy, Drew.  I’m a certified over sharer. I don’t really think there’s such a thing as too much information […]

Potty Training: My 5 Essentials

Potty Training: My 5 Essentials

Approaching potty training? I found it to be the hardest parenting hurdle yet. SO much advice, SO many products, SO much pressure! Here is what I found most helpful along with a gentle approach and no books to go on. I’ll be using all of […]

Skincare The Hard Way

Skincare The Hard Way

Skincare isn’t something I’d ever considered important as a teen. I’d get away with using baby wipes as makeup remover, scented products galore and cheap moisturiser for the dry bits. It wasn’t until a year ago, when I was diagnosed with dermatitis, that skincare became […]

Why is it socially acceptable to be a dick to kids?

Why is it socially acceptable to be a dick to kids?

Last week I was lying in the bath listening to the radio whilst the Abel was at nursery and Freida sat playing in her high chair at the door (mum life). I’m a self confessed Radio 2 fan and at that particular time it was […]

Parenting Like a Boss

Parenting Like a Boss

We all know that parenthood is one of the hardest jobs of all so I have taken some inspiration from my previous life in the corporate world and applied the advice given to new managers to the daily grind of parenting tiny terrors. My only […]

Application Realisation: What should I look for when applying for a School?

Application Realisation: What should I look for when applying for a School?

As mentioned in the bio I’m a teacher turned Stay at Home Mummy (SAHM) – a career sacrifice I willingly and logically made after 5 years of teaching in Primary Schools. I get asked many stock questions when people find this out. With the January […]


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