It’s been a long winter. Here in the UK, it has rained almost solidly for months. I know everyone thinks it rains a lot in the UK, but this has been a lot even for us. I suffer from seasonal affective disorder and as such my mood has reflected the atmosphere over the past few … More Is covid-19 making us better?
My dad has cancer. Even writing those four words feels wrong. I’ve known for a few weeks but still saying it out loud feels alien. Cancer isn’t a thing people close to me get. Cancer is a distant, far away thing that a friend of a friend has. Or a family member of an acquaintance … More The ‘C’ word
My girls absolutely love superheroes. Its like their favourite thing at the moment, they’re Spiderman obsessed, they love PJ masks, Batman and Iron Man and are obsessed with being super heroes. Josh and I have always made a conscious effort not to push stereotypes on the girls. They are growing up in an age where girls … More Where are all the super girls?
Hello everyone, its been a hot minute since I was posting regularly on my blog…. I know! Now I’m guessing nobody has been eagerly awaiting my next post as, let’s face it, lifestyle blogs are actually dying out these days. But for me, writing is my passion. I need to keep flexing these creative muscles … More 2020 plans and goals
Well hello and welcome back to my blog! It really has been a while since I last posted. In fact, I haven’t posted regularly since March! It has been a really busy year and my blog, which has always been my creative outlet has kind of dropped to the end of the list. Anyway, I … More It has been a while…
Dear Margot, You are 3! Wow time sure flies when you’re having fun! You have had some big changes this year, the biggest being starting nursery! It took you a while to warm up to going there and the drop offs always ended in tears but thankfully you love it there now! You are a … More Dear Margot, on your third birthday
Dear Dorothy! Happy birthday! You are 3 today and are a proper little girl now. The year began with an extremely rainy birthday party with all your friends. Despite the rain you had a fab day! Your fiery personality has just grown and grown this year with you screaming a lot when you get cross, … More Dear Dorothy, on your third birthday
Ok let’s talk about faith. Recently I have been learning that it’s normal, and actually ok, to have peaks and troughs in our journey of faith. I used to think that I would be on a constant upward trajectory in my faith. Feeling closer and closer to God and becoming more and more like Jesus … More Religious burnout and unshakeable faith
So, I’ve been pretty absent on my blog and YouTube recently. I doubt anyone has particularly noticed but I have! So why haven’t I been feeling it much recently? Well I guess the main reason is because this has always been a passion project for me – something I have loved to do and really … More What’s been going on lately? 2019 so far
WELL it’s been a minute since I posted a being mum post. My last one was when the girls turned 18 months and now they’re about to turn 2 and a half! I would say this last year has been my most challenging stage, probably from around 20 months to now. The girls have been … More Being mum: the “terrible twos”