Determination

Since becoming a mum I have learnt so much about myself. I have discovered aspects of my personality I never really knew existed… or maybe they have developed since I’ve been in this new stage!  One of my new found personality traits is determination. I have realised that I have so much more drive and … More Determination

Comparison  

Today I went to a new class with the girls. I really enjoyed it but there was something niggling in the back of my mind whilst I was there.  You see, my girls are 9 months old now. Yet there were babies there who were 7 months old who were already crawling! There was a … More Comparison  

Privilege 

Today we took the girls out past their bedtime.  Not for very long but it was clear that they were tired. We sat in a coffee shop and they gradually grew more sleepy.  I could see Margot was getting a bit cross so I took her from Josh so he could talk. She gave me … More Privilege 

Being mum: newborn 

I have decided to start a new series on my blog called “being mum” which is going to be about my take on motherhood at each different stage of the girls’ lives. I guess they will be quite small age gaps as the girls are young and changing so much but eventually will become yearly!  … More Being mum: newborn 

Mum guilt is real

Whilst I was pregnant I was reading a few blogs by mums and heard about this concept called “mum guilt”. It essentially meant when you’re a mum and you feel guilty because you don’t feel like your child is getting the best. It can be if you buy something for yourself and you feel guilty … More Mum guilt is real