I still remember the day I first learnt what feminism was. I was in my first week of my first year at uni, sat in a large lecture hall. “Hands up if you consider yourself to be a feminist” came the call from the lecturer. Only a few hands went up, not including mine (shout … More What being a feminist means to me
Jealousy is something I’ve always struggled with. Growing up I envied my friends as I perceived they had everything better than me. Better clothes, more money or more attractive. I might have felt jealous about certain friends being closer than I was or doing things I didn’t get to do. I used to be jealous … More Stay in your lane
“So what are your plans about going back to work?” I hear this a lot. People don’t think anything of it and nor should they. But for me it’s actually not that simple. For me there’s no “going back” to work because I never actually started working! I mean, I’ve obviously had jobs before when … More Hi I’m Kate, and I’m a stay at home mum.
For the vast majority of my life I have struggled with body image issues.I despised my body and the way it looked at times and felt disgusted when I looked in the mirror. Before I got pregnant I was in the best state of mind I had ever been in regarding my body. I was … More Body image after baby
Today my beautiful daughters are getting dedicated in church. If you don’t know what a dedication is, it’s similar to a christening. Instead of baptising as babies we believe you should have your own choice to be baptised when you’re ready. A dedication is a commitment from the parents to bring their children up in … More For my girls on your dedication
Bit of a tongue twister isn’t it?! I have been pretty quiet on my blog lately… mainly because I have one secret thing consuming my every thought. I am going to be a mum. I am pregnant. But not just pregnant, pregnant with TWINS. I am growing two humans inside me, and after I go … More What to expect when you’re not expecting to be expecting…
Hello from the future, its 2016! Who else like me still thinks 2007 was like 4 years a go? I’m not gonna bore you with a list of my new years resolutions, partly because I don’t have any and partly because you wouldn’t be interested anyway! 2015 was a big year for me… it saw … More I’m scared!
Good evening everyone, I can’t believe it has been so long since my last post… I have started back at uni now so I am really busy BUT I had to wait in for our new internet to be installed today so it has given me a great opportunity to get a bit of blogging … More How I found my faith
Hello everyone… Earlier this week I posted about my friend Glenda and how she had impacted my life. So then I got to thinking, why don’t I write a blog post about some of the amazing women in my life! Of course, there are dozens of women I know who inspire me and have helped … More Amazing women in my life
So, today I was out jogging and I came to a realisation… for once in my life I am not excercising because I want to lose weight or because I feel insecure in myself… I’m actually exercising because it makes me feel good… and makes me feel healthier in body, mind and soul! I can … More Food, glorious food…