10 Reasons I am #Rockingmotherhood

Back in December the Rocking Motherhood tag was created by White Camellias in order to get us parents to think about the small but great things we do daily and celebrate what we’re doing right. Continue reading “10 Reasons I am #Rockingmotherhood”

You’ll never walk alone (with a toddler)

One of the THE most stressful part of my day is the walk home from school. It’s not far, a mile, it’s a slight incline all the way and it’s like being dragged about by a herd of rampaging wildebeest!

It starts in the playground while we wait for Aoife, Seth sits on the floor in the mud. Sometimes he might have a little lay, a small roll around. I take a snack to try and keep him on his feet. He has been known to pick it off the floor and eat it. Then he has a little crawl in the mud, he is more than capable of walking but crawling is more fun. Continue reading “You’ll never walk alone (with a toddler)”

What kind of Mum are you?

As a blogging sort I spend a lot of time procrastinating writing. Obviously with looming deadlines there’s only one thing to do. A quick ‘Which DC character are you?’ quiz before I started (Batman in case you’re interested). Obviously, in the spirit of equality I had to do a ‘Which Marvel character are you?’ quiz (Thor – URGH, No one wants to be Thor) and then a ‘Which female superhero/villain are you?’ (Harley Quinn) as you can tell, I love a good quiz. I always have, it started with the Just Seventeen ‘What kind of friend are you?’ and spiralled from there. In homage to my love of quizzes, I decided to create my very own. Continue reading “What kind of Mum are you?”

The hardest thing about being a parent..IMO

Order is restored! Or at least something resembling order is restored.
Aoife is back at school, Rory is back at work and Seth is watching Toy Story 2 back to back whilst dressed as Buzz Lightyear. Continue reading “The hardest thing about being a parent..IMO”

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

Christmas is my favourite time of year, definitely my hap-happiest season of all.

I watch too many made for TV Christmas films and aspire to romance that doesn’t exist that way, to live in a lovely lodge type home in Perfectville USA where everyone knows everyone and it snows at Christmas. To have garlands round the open fire, a Christmas tree in every room and throw amazing Christmas parties. Oh a girl can dream.  Continue reading “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”