From A Mother To A Mother – The Brutal Truth

From a mother to a mother the brutal truth

Here goes..The Brutal Truth.

You give birth, your insides feel as though they have fallen out. Your stomach is no longer the vessel of life, it’s more comparable to that of a wrinkly Chinese shar-pai. Your rib cage rattles with wind and your pee will reduce you to tears.

Your bundle of joy is beautifully made up of your eyes and perfect nose with your other half’s cheeky smile and dimpled chin. And then, there are those times when they could easily be mistaken for an 80’s werebear (remember those?) Read more

Being A Blogger : Embrace Or Over Done?

Being a Blogger

 

At one time in the past, being a blogger was something that people were but didn’t actually realise it. They would create a free account on a random platform and just write, mainly for themselves but occasionally to keep family updated on current affairs. Over the years it began to change and blogging became ‘A thing.’

Writers began to niche in; Mummy blogger, Parent blogger, Lifestyle blogger, Beauty blogger, Influencer. The list is ever changing and the labels can be somewhat creative. And some believe, over done. Read more

5 Signs You Live In a House Of Fussy Eaters

fussy eaters mushrooms vegetables

 

You know that song, the famous one, the one I, as a foodie tend to sing when a slice of carrot cake presents itself to me. Or when you’re in the coop and they have a double pack of cream slices in the reduced section “Food glorious food, da, da, da da da daa.” Being a fussy eater is one concept that I just don’t understand.

When I was little we all ate the same, you would never see my mum cooking separate meals. “If you don’t like it, tough!” And do you know what, damn wasn’t she right! It’s one rule I wish I’d adopted from the start and didn’t. Read more

BlogOn Christmas Jumper Linky

BlogOn Christmas Jumper Linky

 

At the end of September I will be attending my first ever blog meet up hosted by the Blog On Conference. It’s a meet up organised for Bloggers/Vloggers to get to know like minded people and to also gain knowledge from various speakers. To say I’m nervously excited is an understament and in an attempt to let attendees get to know each other a little better, BlogOn organised the BlogOn Christmas Jumper Linky, which is a list of 15 questions. Read more

7 Tips When Joining A Daily Vlog Challenge

7 Tips when Comitting To A Daily Vlog Challenge

I was invited to join a week-long daily vlog challenge by Kirsty Dee, instant eek, nerves and excitement but I joined because I’ve been banging on about Youtube and thought it’d be good to dive in at the deep end.

So, I thought it would be a great idea to do a roundup of the videos I recorded for the daily vlog challenge. But, also share some tips that I think could help some of you that would also like to have a go at a challenge or start a YouTube channel. Read more

Book Review ~ The Secret Of Nightingale Wood

The Secret Of Nightingale Wood Lucy Strange

Book Blurb

1919. Henry has moved to the countryside with her parents and her baby sister, Piglet – all still scarred by the death of her brother. Alone in her head, she begins to explore her surroundings, encouraged by her only friends – characters from her favourite books. Nobody much notices when she wanders into the woods at the bottom of the garden and meets Moth, a striking witch-like woman. Together they form a bond that could help Henry save her family. Read more