Changing My Personal Narrative From Within

The Blue Print If you asked most people that know me, especially those on social media, they would probably describe me as a positive person. I would agree that I have a positive persona, but to those that really know…

2018 || The Word(s) Of The Year

The Concept I’ve heard a lot of talk on different podcasts and motivational videos during 2017, the idea of having a word of the year. It’s not a new or even a very revolutionary concept. But it is something that…

How contentment takes the sting out of comparison

The Back Story I’ve always struggled with comparison issues, in all areas of my life. In a recent conversation with my husband about this very blog. He asked me what I wanted to achieve with it. He asked me what…

Am I a Grinch || Why I take the Christmas tree down on …

My husband called me a grinch yesterday, half joking, I think. A little while after my sister in law joked it hadn’t even been a full 24 hours since Christmas and I had already removed all traces of it. It’s…

Tales of my Motherhood || Learning to let go

* This is a post I wrote in September and clearly forgot to press publish on, but the message is conveys is relevant. Especially this time of year when we try to be all things to all men. It’s a…

An Open Letter To My Husband | Piece by Piece

Dear Sean, I always find this time of year difficult. I don’t know whether other people realise this or not. I do my best to hide it, because in all honesty I am both embarrassed and angry at the reason.…

Know Your Worth

Today is Monday. Normally that. means starting the day with a bit of a meh attitude. However, today my morning went pretty well. We were at the school on time, early infact. I took Darwin and Ezra to the park…

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Story Time || When Darwin broke his leg

If you don’t follow me on my other social media accounts [ Facebook, Instagram, Twitter ] you may not be aware that on Saturday 30th September, Our four year old, Darwin, broke his leg. Now you might think, Oh no,that is…

Tales of my Motherhood || Learning to exhale

I wrote this post under a different title Learning to find joy in Ezra’s development. I wrote it from a different perspective and I wrote it in a different tone. However, the place I was writing it from was a place…

I am not a natural mother || thank you for thinking I am

I am not a natural Mother. Over the years I have been told quite a few times that I am a Natural Mama. This post is to dispel that myth. When I say naturalmama, I do not mean it in…

Why I am not freaking out about Darwin starting school

In just three days my little Darwin, who is hardly even four is starting school. I thought I would be freaking out by now, but I’m not. I see all these posts on social media about parents getting really upset…

Monthly roundup || Our Favourite Five || August 2017

Here we are at the end of August already. Time is a funny old thing during the Summer holidays. It’s a bit “Wibbly wobbly timey wimey”. The holidays always seem to drag, but once I get to the last week…