I hate this unknown 

I feel awful writing this… I hate my daughters condition. It has robbed me of her first year, her first year is meant to be exciting and yet for a year I have been worried senseless.  I feel robbed of her future!  Will she just need a tablet? Probably not!  Will she grow old and…

Disabled bays are for the disabled

I went to my local supermarket last night to quickly pop in and buy a couple of bits. I had BG with me who is starting to be a little disability advocate and will happily tell people about disability etc. As we were walking past the disabled bays she asked about them and why they…

Moaning doesn’t mean I am not grateful

Tomorrow is BBG’s 1st birthday! As we approach this milestone it not only got me thinking back to my pregnancies, it got me thinking about what other things. A lot of people stand mouth wide open when I utter a negative word about BBG. These negative words are nothing that another parent may say, for…

50 things I would do differently in pregnancy

I have had 4 babies and each pregnancy and labour I have learn’t from the last but if I got pregnant again, what list would I make myself about what I have learnt from my past pregnancies. Here is a list of things I would do differently. Relax more Take more bump pictures Less sharing…

Parenting Sexism 

For as long as I can remember I’ve heard how men don’t do housework, men don’t help with the kids, men just go to work, get home and that’s all. I have heard women just want to be equal in the house, especially as more and more women work full time and then come home…

Marriage, how to make it last

I recently read that 42% of marriages end in divorce and that out of that 42%, around half of these happen in the first 10 years of marriage. The median duration of marriage before divorce is 11.9 years.(stats website). If these figures are correct that means that Dad and I have done roughly half of…

Being a mum you can still have some Glitz

If your anything like me, you love sparkly things. So when I was invited to the Glitzbox pop up shop and the Meet the Designers evening, I knew this would be my next post in my Looking After Mum Series.    Before I was a Mum, I loved buying all sorts of things for me,…