365 Days of Happiness

365 Days of Happiness

Since becoming a Mother, I’ve come to realise that I’ve lost a little of my happy-go-lucky attitude. In my mission to make sure everything is perfect for E, where once I would stumble over and ignore little niggles and frustrations, shrugging my shoulders and getting on with life, I now find myself drowning in anxiety, fear, and apprehension.  Read more

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Diary of a One year Old pt.2

Diary of a One year Old pt.2

So, I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I think the female servant, Mama Mama, has gone a little looney. And I don’t mean in an adorable Roger Rabbit kind of way. I think she may actually have lost her marbles. Read more

An Open Letter To Santa

An Open Letter To Santa

Dear Santa / Father Christmas / Kris Kringle / Coca-Cola dude,

I know it’s been a while since I last wrote to you, and don’t worry, I won’t be asking for a new bike, or a Commodore 64 this time round. I’ve grown up a little since then. 

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An unexpected loneliness – being a Mum

An unexpected loneliness – being a Mum

How lonely do you feel as a Mum?

A survey conducted by Channel Mum  found that more than 90% of Mums in the UK admitted to feeling lonely since having children.

This survey, which asked 2,025 mothers a number of questions about their roles as Mothers, also showed that 54% admitted they felt more “friendless” since giving birth.

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Grandparents – the new daycare?

Grandparents – the new daycare?

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Who stays at home?

Who stays at home?

This week was the first real time my life as a Mother and my life as an Administration Assistant challenged each other.

Baby E became ill, and I had a dilemma; do I send her into day-care (knowing that she wasn’t contagious, nor was she vomiting) and go into work? Or, do I stay at home and look after her?

A lot of you are probably screaming at the screen right now, “Of course you stay home!”, “How is this a dilemma?”, “YOU’RE A MOTHER FOR GAWD’S SAKE!” Read more