Something rather big is happening in my life in just a matter of a few weeks time. Something pretty nerve-wracking, daunting, emotional…and yet extremely exciting too. In the first week of September 2017 my beautiful twins Harry & Lottie will be starting school – full-time – heading into reception class for their first primary school year. Part of me wants…

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I’ve just had a phone-call from a potential client about taking on some more freelance blogging work. My initial reaction: “Yippeee things are going SO well”. My next reaction: “How am I going to fit this in to the already packed hours that I work?”. Gulp. I started this blog 2 years ago as a release from the ‘strains’ of early…

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When I became a Mummy over 3 years ago, I didn’t realise just how tough a job it is. Sure it is rewarding and amazing, but it is also one that’s never-ending. There is so much to think about and do – every day. Especially throw in the matter of working too. It is therefore important for me to take conscious breaks, or…

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Motherhood guilt starts pretty much as soon as you pee on a stick and that line turns blue. Even before that little person (or two in my case) enters your life. The thoughts begin…”I shouldn’t have had that glass of wine yesterday“, and “I hope I didn’t overdo it at the gym“. As magical as pregnancy is, it also made…

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DEFINITION: Broody: (Of a woman) having a strong desire to have a baby. I’m not – by the way. Let me clear that up. Before my Hubby reads this and breaks out in a cold sweat. In fact, having been broody for most of my adult life, I am at my least right now. If there was a ‘broody-scale’ (say,…

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