Rediscovering an Old Love

Rediscovering an Old Love

I have recently rediscovered an old love – reading. I never lost my love of reading per se, I simply forgot about it. I stopped giving it my full attention, and it sort of dwindled into almost nothingness. Reading was

Don’t Give Him a Dummy, Dummy!

Don’t Give Him a Dummy, Dummy!

I always said I never wanted to give my children a dummy. I don’t like seeing toddlers out and about with those bits of plastic sticking out of their mouth as they run around the playground. Then there are all

Life With A Newborn: 5 Things I’d Do Differently

Life With A Newborn: 5 Things I’d Do Differently

Life with a newborn is bloody hard work, and us first-time mums have a habit of making it even harder than it needs to be! Looking back, I can see that I was trying so hard to prove my worth

If My Toddler Ruled The World

If My Toddler Ruled The World

Toddlers are strange little humans with strange little habits. They find awe and excitement in the strangest of things and throw paddies at the tiniest little issues. Would the world be a safer place, run by someone who likes to do

If You’re Happy And You Know It Slap My Face

If You’re Happy And You Know It Slap My Face

My son is at that stage where he is really starting to feel things – happiness, excitement, rage, fear – but those emotions run away with him because they are all so new and he doesn’t know how to handle them.

Postnatal Mental Health: Barriers, Judgement, and Misunderstanding.

Postnatal Mental Health: Barriers, Judgement, and Misunderstanding.

I never really intended to discuss my mental health on this blog. The whole purpose of setting up Parenting and PND was to have a platform for such topics. I always intended to keep them separate…I didn’t want my experience

Toddler T’s Top 10 Reads

Toddler T’s Top 10 Reads

Seeing as World Book Day is just around the corner, I decided this was the best time to do a round-up of Toddler T’s favourite books. He has loved a good story since he was very little (we started reading

Toddler T’s 5 Favourite Rainy Day Activities

Toddler T’s 5 Favourite Rainy Day Activities

Stand in the kitchen doorway rattling the safety gate screaming at me because he refused to eat his lunch or snack and now he’s starving.   Pull every single toy out of his toy cupboard, and then proceed to scream

The Day I Fell Down The Toilet

The Day I Fell Down The Toilet

The Day I Fell Down The Toilet is a hilarious poem by Steve Turner. I had his book of poetry as a kid, and it never failed to make me giggle. I remember one time me and a couple of

What The Hell Was I Thinking?! A story of parenting

What The Hell Was I Thinking?!  A story of parenting

It’s the early mornings when I find myself in the kitchen at 6am making breakfast, trying hard not to scream at Toddler T who is gleefully banging cupboard doors because we still haven’t got round to putting locks on yet. It’s those

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