Family

Have you told your other half that you appreciate them?

Whether you’re a stay-at-home parent, or a full-time working family, I’m here to give you a pat on the back and say “good job!” I’ve always been one for work and earning my wage, but after having William, I realised that actually I wouldn’t forgive myself if I wasn’t involved in his first year of… Continue reading Have you told your other half that you appreciate them?

Family

How I feel on being a stay-at-home mum right now.

I hadn’t intended on being a stay-at-home mum (SAHM), it kind of just happened. I’d left university and moved in with Martin, and we discussed what would happen now with regards to work and childcare for Lily. After the palava I had at university, I just really wanted a break from everything, so I was… Continue reading How I feel on being a stay-at-home mum right now.

parenting

I don’t want to parent today.

From the obscene wake up calls, mixed in with the already interrupted sleep, I don’t want to parent today. I don’t want to roll out of my oh-so-warm bed to attend to the daily ongoings of being a parent, which starts with a very loud crying baby. I don’t want to make sandwiches for the lunches today,… Continue reading I don’t want to parent today.