Can we really have it all?

I’ve been thinking about whether we can really have it all.   Can we really; be a parent have a career have a good relationship with the partner have a social life have hobbies     Are there enough hours in the day/week/month/year?   Do we have enough energy to at the end of the…

A letter to myself in 10 years time

I’ve seen a lot of letters that are addressed to yourself 10 years ago but I was thinking about the future so I decided I would write a letter to myself in 10 years time! To 37 year old me, I am writing this and I don’t know what has happened in this last decade….

What I wish I’d known about holidaying with kids

I get that being on holiday we should be extremely excited to spend quality time with the children, that we are lucky that we could even go on holiday. I am so very grateful for the holiday and the different scenery do not get me wrong, however here are a few points I wish people…

A tough week for a depressive mum to an autistic son 

This week I have been feeling rather down, rather glummy. Feeling like nothing can go right. For the last couple of weeks I guess everything has been going wrong to a degree. However Tuesday we had some positive news and this really helped. However why is it after a really big boost the world goes…

Emotionally and physically tired… 

So after BBGs breathing stopping last weekend and MO going back to school after 3 weeks off. This week has been both physically and emotionally hard. MO has been brilliant at school and has really settled back in well which was one less thing to worry about. At home it was a slight different story….

A lot can change in 23 years

So feeling pretty poop at the moment so trying to find ways of thinking positive. This morning MOs school phoned as his behaviour was immense, resulting in a hurt friend and an anxious MO as he lost his front spot in the lunch queue. All I could muster was an ok. It didn’t even click…

Such a busy week doing nothing special…

This week has felt non stop. I am exhausted and just want to crawl into bed and sleep for a week. Instead Dad has gone on a photo shoot and I have the kiddies bed time routine to do alone tonight! I am actually freaking out about this and feeling useless as a mum about…