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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 […]

IVF: where do you begin?

IVF: where do you begin?

IVF… not something most of us will plan for on our route to parenthood but for some it can become the only option. But where do you start? The lovely people over at SteadyHealth have answered some questions that those facing IVF may have. SteadyHealth offer […]

Christmas in November

Christmas in November

Yet again William is missing the whole of December (sad face). What makes it even more depressing is that as well as missing Christmas, he also misses Abel’s birthday which is Christmas day too and my birthday. So we decided to have Christmas early just […]

sister sister

sister sister

Just us through the years, here’s to the rest we have to come x   

Cloth nappies: an honest run down of the first week

Cloth nappies: an honest run down of the first week

If you’re anything like me the thought of cloth nappies is a tad overwhelming and it can be tough knowing where to start. I looked into them a few times over the years but just felt like it confused me more. So as a complete novice myself […]

self improvement: 5 things i’m working on

self improvement: 5 things i’m working on

I feel like my role as a parent has changed now I have 2, of course having another baby does that but I think more because I now have a daughter. I’ve always tried to better myself and been conscious of how I come across […]

tranquility 21

tranquility 21

  A few months ago, my manager (and also lovely friend!) Jen, was looking for volunteers to try out her new meditation classes. I felt I really needed something for just me and some much needed alone time so I was more than happy to […]

the limit: knowing when to stop

the limit: knowing when to stop

For the first time I can remember, I hit my limit. I don’t mean after a crappy day or the kids being a challenge but actually feeling like if my brain processed anything else I was going to shut down. It was a weird feeling. […]

gretna gateway blogger night

gretna gateway blogger night

On Thursday we enjoyed some child free time together, a rare treat these days! We were invited along to the amazing Blysthwood Square Hotel in Glasgow to check out some A/W fashion, beauty products and have a drinky poo with the guys from Gretna Gateway.  […]


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