Reflections And Projections ~ January Round Up

Football mum, Girls Brigade, Sendco, Christmas , January Round Up

I can’t believe I’m writing January round up as my blog post already. How fast has this month passed!? I’m not sure if it’s an age related thing, maybe we become more aware of time as we get older. Read more

The Joys Of Being A Football Mum

Every parent feels that pang of sheer pride when their child performs could be a school play, a dance performance, a football match or even their make-believe theatre in the living room with teddies as a fill in audience.

The Flip Side

As a football mum once a week the boy needs to go to training. So for an hour and a half (15 minutes either side) I’m out in the dark, tooing and froing, attempting to feed the others and being taxi of mum. Read more

My Son And Finding His Learning Superpower

Having babies is ground unknown. The emotions are freaky weird and most often are off the scale. Whether your baby was a surprise gift or planned to the last degree, ultimately you want to nurture a healthy, happy and fulfilled mini-me.

But what if something is different?

What if they have a superpower and just haven’t found it yet?

My sone and finding his learning superpower

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Are You Ready To Tell Everyone You Blog? ~ Facebook Is

Imagine starting a blog that you’d been thinking about forever. Feeling a little pang of anxiety and excitement on those first few posts you publish. You’ve not told anyone really because it’s so new and let’s face it, you feel a little embarrassed still. You will tell your close nit, just not yet, maybe after publishing post 4..5.. ok maybe 25 or 30. But you will, eventually.


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My One Word 2017 ~ INTENTIONAL

One Word Intentional

One word intentional. Being intentional. How to be intentional.

Having one word for 2017 is a completely new concept for me. I’ve had the usual new years resolutions over the years; Lose weight, quit smoking, eat healthy, exercise more. Each one I’ve managed to do by the skin of my teeth (I’ve had to carry them over, more than once and the only one that’s stuck is the quitting smoking haha.)

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When You’re Feeling Pants ~ A Mummy Survival Guide

When you're feeling pants

Hygge life. Mummy survival. How to cope with motherhood. Feeling pants.

There’s nothing worse than being 3 days away from Christmas and feeling pants because one of your adorable *gritted teeth* munchkins kindly pass on their festering bug.

I woke up this morning and my face was leaking, literally. Yet? Try to breathe through the nose and nothing! Nada! How is that even possible?

My face aches, my back aches, my legs, yes, ache. I’m positive that the seemingly harmless cold, snotty icky nose that was attacking my son has used his body to turn sinister and nasty! It’s been working away festering and growing and bam! Crummy mummy feeling pants.

So, in an effort to pull myself into some sort of functioning dysfunctional,  here’s my top tips for pulling it together so that the kids breathe in some fresh air at the very least. Read more

5 Christmas Gift Ideas For Girls: My Nine Year Old Daughters’ Wish List

5 Christmas gift ideas for girls

Christmas gifts. Christmas gift ideas. Christmas gift ideas for girls.


I remember when I was younger my mum would give me and my brother a Christmas Argos catalogue each and a pen. I’d sit happily entertained for an hour drawing circles on everything I’d seen on the TV adverts, especially the Toys’r’us one. She was clever, it never occurred to me that I was filling my Christmas list in.

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