With the countdown of our first family holiday now well and truly into single figures, my holiday anxiety is climbing somewhat. Before children, I thought nothing of packing a few things in a suitcase, booking a holiday online a few weeks before and off we went. Its a whole different story with two babies in… Continue reading Pre-holiday Jitters
My mum once told me parenting is 80% guilt, and you know what they say your mum is always right! and I am finding out how true this is on a daily basis. I previously wrote about the guilt I faced at Christmas. Well I am finding it is a constant battle between being the perfect… Continue reading Mumma Guilt
This week I have been finalising childcare for when I return to work (*sob*) and it is a serious minefield when it comes to government schemes, tax credits and free child care. It appears to be such a complicated system and yet still so expensive for so many. We are super lucky as we have parents… Continue reading The Minefield of Childcare
If you have recently had a baby I imagine you are quickly realising your life will never be the same again. It has occurred to me recently how my life has changed since having babies. So here are my top ten: 1: I can no longer wee with the door shut. It's a privelage that… Continue reading How life has changed!
If you have a small human being in your household I am pretty certain you will be aware of the famous little pink piggy called Peppa. We certainly are in our house, and I am sure Mop Top would watch Peppa Pig from the moment she wakes, sometimes 5am(!!) right through to her bed time… Continue reading Peppa Pig: My 1st Cinematic Experience
A few days ago I wrote about the shock a newborn. So move forward a few months (only about 3 actually) and we have another shock of being pregnant again. Yes I did cry for quite a few weeks but we got used to the idea and now we have two beautiful babies. People often… Continue reading From 1 to 1+1