Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, Parenthood

Personalised alphabet poster from Wonderbly

Growing up I had a personalised story book and it was/is the coolest thing. It featured my family and friends as characters - even little ol' me! So when Wonderbly released My Golden Ticket last year I had to get my hands on a copy and write myself and Jenson into the story. They have… Continue reading Personalised alphabet poster from Wonderbly

Little Miss Busy Surviving Motherhood
Parenthood

Some thoughts on parenting for Mothers Day

Parenting. It's a full-time job (make that 24/7) and sometimes it can feel like there are no benefits. No financial pay. No annual leave. No sick leave. When you become a parent you can expect to have no more days off and you don't have the 'luxury' of being ill. Nappies still need changing, laundry… Continue reading Some thoughts on parenting for Mothers Day

Jenson 33 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 33 months old [Living Arrows 2/12]

It's true what they say: the days are long but the years are short. You see your kid every day but one day you really see them. You see just how much they've grown; they can suddenly reach things they couldn't before. They start trying to have actual conversations with you and you realise that… Continue reading Jenson: 33 months old [Living Arrows 2/12]

you're lovely
Lifestyle, Parenthood

Happy Galentine’s Day

"I had no idea how absolutely imperative it is to be in a Queen pack, I had no idea how much love and support and laughter would come with one, I had no idea how desperately I needed my Queens, for healing, for intimacy, for connection. ... Your relationship with your Queens is such an… Continue reading Happy Galentine’s Day

Jenson 32 months old
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 32 months old [Living Arrows 1/12 2018)

Not gonna lie, it all went a bit downhill after last month's awesome update. We've had tantrums galore, an inability to eat lunch at nursery and a lot of early starts. It's not all doom and gloom though. Jenson loves getting creative (painting and baking) and seems to really enjoy spending time with his older… Continue reading Jenson: 32 months old [Living Arrows 1/12 2018)

Jenson
Parenthood

Why I’m not having any more children

I miscarried before I had Jenson. It's something that I'm pretty open about these days. I wrote about it a week after it happened but didn't publish it until long after. It took me a while to process. Since then I have a totally different attitude to talking about children with people who don't have… Continue reading Why I’m not having any more children

200 Women
Jenson, Lifestyle

The Happy Newspaper, She & Him and embracing our creative/messy side #LittleLoves

It's been a funny ol' week - the best laid plans and all that... Here's a look at what we've been up to. Read: The Happy Newspaper. *Sigh* I swoon over this every time it drops through my letterbox but I swear the current issue is the best to date. Gabrielle Treanor is my favourite… Continue reading The Happy Newspaper, She & Him and embracing our creative/messy side #LittleLoves

Jenson Christmas 2017
Jenson, Parenthood

Jenson: 31 months old

I think this past month may have been my favourite so far in my life as "Jenson's Mummy". He's getting on so well at nursery, he really enjoyed this Christmas, his relationship with his older cousin is growing and he's learning so much. We had a mini review from nursery and I was so freaking… Continue reading Jenson: 31 months old

Jenson Christmas 2017
Books, Jenson, Lifestyle, stationery

Christmas 2017 in photos

And, just like that, Christmas is over for another year. Well, I'm still celebrating for another week and a half as I don't go back to work until the eighth but, as far as Jenson is concerned, Christmas is over as he's opened all of his presents! During the festive period we've decorated trees, met… Continue reading Christmas 2017 in photos