Isaac’s 2nd birthday is just over a month away now. I still have moments where I cant believe I’m a mum now. Derek and I were talking about this at the weekend. We are amazed by Isaac everyday and remark about how lucky we are but there are times we go ‘omfg I’m a parent… […]Read More Wait a minute…. I’m a mum?!!
I’ve been awake since before 5 today (sunday). I’m now sitting with some coffee and toast for my breakfast while isaac munches on some weetabix and mango. With ‘Hey Duggee’ in the background of course. After a bit of a wrestle to change his nappy it’s been a nice calm morning so far. I decided […]Read More Tea & Toast
Hello… still in a bit of a fog and lacking inspiration when it comes to writing. This week has been better with less stresses but I’m completely wiped from the previous weeks and now this weekend I’m on call for my work. Fingers crossed for no drama (in the voice of Craig David – ”Cause […]Read More No Drama
You’ve probably noticed my posts have been pretty short so far this week. I’ve been struggling with what to write while trying to sort out life in general. I don’t want this space to be too negative or ranty. I also just struggle to get the words out at the moment. I’m finding though that […]Read More Writers Block
Well due to the stresses and busy times of the last while the house is a state. Still haven’t finished painting the living room… the clothes (both clean and not) are piling up – although some of that is due to weather…. the garden needs sorted out… the list is never ending but right now… […]Read More The house is a mess… and I don’t care.
I’m tired this week. Properly exhausted. I’m struggling to concentrate. As per yesterdays post its been a long one and my mental health is BLEEEEURGH. Boy is napping while I write, I should probably nap too but I just cant when I have a million and one things to catch up on. When I do […]Read More Sleepy
Hello… sorry I’ve been MIA for the last week. Its been stressful to say the least but reminded me why I sometimes need to take some time out. So here is why…. Derek still works part time, twice a week and a couple of weekends a month. His days at work are set on Mondays […]Read More Why I Take Fridays Off
*dictated by Derek (stay at home dad, gamer and streamer – Dad Plays Stuff on YouTube, Instagram and Facebook) 5am-6am: Mummy, daddy… its your wake up call. 6am: Swift elbow to the ribs from the missus. Apparently the boy is awake. I drag myself out of bed and retrieve boy and take him downstairs. Wife […]Read More A Day In The Life (Dad)
Family time when you’re a working mum is precious. Derek and me don’t get a lot of opportunities to spend time together with Isaac. We get every second weekend (usually… depends on Derek’s shifts) and an hour max in the evenings before his bedtime. This means that I want to cram as much in as […]Read More Family Time
I was born in the 80s. There weren’t many channels to choose from but there was some cracking kids TV programmes… both educational and not. Thundercats, Fraggle Rock, Rainbow, Thomas the Tank Engine, He-Man, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Byker Grove, Family Ness… I could be here all day. Now… well now its all gone a […]Read More Kids TV… What happened?