Parenthood

Word of the Week – Balance

This week has mostly seen me trying to find the right: It’s been quite an exhausting week in many ways especially as hubby has been working crazy hours and has…

Who’s the better parent?

This week’s prompt asks the question: ‘Are women better parents than men?’ Someone (I suspect it was a man) once said that when you’re a child you learn the difference…

Word of the Week – Kaleidoscope

It’s been quite a mixed week this week, and so my word of the week is:   Just a big mixture of the little moments that make up the kaleidoscope…

My life as a mummy – in musical theatre songs

1) The Ladies Singing Their Song – Baby the Musical “Strangers acting like they’ve always known me They poke me, they stroke me, they treat me like they own me.”…

Timeline of my day

03:30 – Sophie wakes. Feed Sophie to try and get her back to sleep 04:00 – Sophie finishes feed. Put in cot and return to minuscule space left in bed…

Word of the Week – Challenging

Feeling quite sleep-deprived this week and so my word of the week is: For me, sleep (or the lack of it!) is one of the most challenging things about motherhood.…

Slow Down, Time

Slow down, time, don’t go so fast I want to make these moments last My little ones, so sweet, so small Will all too soon grow big and tall Baby…

Crawling - this week's word of the week

Word of the Week 18/07/14 – Crawling

Life has suddenly become a lot more fun this week as Sophie has started crawling. Yes, my baby is now on the move and getting around at some speed. Life…

Laundry - this week's word of the week

Word of the Week 20/06/14 – Laundry

Being back from holiday means facing an inevitable mountain of laundry.     Thank goodness for washing machines and good weather. Four people and one fortnight’s worth of laundry has…

The word "hectic"

Word of the Week 30/05/14 – Hectic

This week can be summarised in the following word: Coming back home and unpacking from a weekend away, planning a holiday, getting used to the new car, trying to sort…