New Mum: You’re Not Failing

New Mum: You’re Not Failing

We’ve all been there; expectant new mum determined to get it right, adamant that she will/will not do x, y, and z. We make plans, envision our mummy (soon-to-be-the-present) future, we conduct extensive Google research, read all the books recommended

5 Ways Being in Foster Care Shaped my Parenting

5 Ways Being in Foster Care Shaped my Parenting

  Those of you who have read about my family PND Curse (which I thankfully escaped) will probably not be surprised that I spent a fair chunk of my childhood in the care of various foster families and people who weren’t

10 Lies I Tell My Kids: Recognise Any?!

10 Lies I Tell My Kids: Recognise Any?!

We all do it right? I’m not the first to come up with a list, and I certainly won’t be the last! I often feel guilty (another one to add to the mum guilt list) when I tell Amelia little

Amelia’s Crusty Chicken: Homemade Chicken Goujons

Amelia’s Crusty Chicken: Homemade Chicken Goujons

The older Amelia gets, the more I have to remind myself that she is capable of more than I sometimes give her credit for. This was never more apparent than a couple of weeks ago when she asked to help

Confession: I’m Not A Boring Baby Mum

Confession: I’m Not A Boring Baby Mum

For the zillionth time since blogging, I had an “Oh my god, it’s not just me!” moment recently, when Meagan from The Mum Project said this to me; “I don’t think I am a newborn kind of mom … I’m