Easy Self Care Tips For Mums

Easy Self Care Tips For Mums

Self Care Tips For Mums

Self-care is probably the one thing us mums are completely crap at. Let’s face it. Pulling together a last-minute Blue Peter style craft gadget for homework you didn’t know existed. Or, fixing a broken toy to half resemble what it actually looked like before. And said child owner being completely happy with squinting slightly through teary eyes to see beloved toy ‘mended’ with crusty nail glue found at the bottom of your handbag. We nail it!
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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

5 Signs You Live In a House Of Fussy Eaters

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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

Why I Use A Bullet Journal To Organise My Large Family

Usiing a bullet jiurnal to organise a large family
Bullet journal: A history

A bullet journal isn’t an old concept and is often referred to in its short term, BuJo.

Ryder Carroll was in need of a system that would allow him to keep a diary, take notes, create to-do lists and plan for the future, something that would work with his learning disabilities and not hinder them. After sharing his rapid logging system with coworkers and friends it fast became a ‘thing’, the planner community embraced it and creatives switched it up. Read more

5 Lessons I’ve Learnt From My Daughter ~ Happy 10th Birthday Lily-Blue

5 Lessons I've Learnt From My Daughter

This week we celebrated Lily-Blues 10th birthday. It doesn’t actually feel like I was bringing her home that long ago. But, there are certain points when you really look at someone and see the changes and appreciate them on a whole other level.

5 lessons I’ve learnt from my daughter. Life Lessons. Learning lessons

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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