To The Mum Who Has Lost Herself

To the mum who has lost herself,

I hope you’re okay. I’m writing this today because I’ve been in your shoes. I’ve been in that place where I feel I’ve given everything to my children and had nothing left for myself. I’ve sat, and cried because I didn’t even know who I was anymore. But I’m here to tell you that it can get better, it does get better. (more…)

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There Is Nothing ‘Just’ About Being A Mum

Whenever anyone asks me what I do I say ‘Oh, I’m just a mum’. As if there needs to be more to it than that. As if being a mum isn’t a valid use of my time and energy. Why do I do it? I don’t know, but I do know that it’s not just me. I’ve heard countless other women say it too. So this is to all of them, to me, to you, to anyone who needs to know that there is nothing ‘just’ about motherhood –

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Our Newest Garden Addition | & Discount Code

In typical British weather style, as I am writing this post the rain is pouring down, but prior to whatever is going on today we have recently been blessed with the most beautiful weather. Summer finally arrived in the UK! And promptly disappeared again, but I’m not here to complain about the weather I promise! I am here to tell you all about our newest addition to the garden -the 2.4metre Hyvigor Inflatable Paddling Pool. (more…)

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The Royal Mint Kids Hub

We all need lots of ideas to entertain the kids at home right now, so this seems like the perfect time to write this post all about The Royal Mint Kids Hub. The Royal Mint make coins, and I’m sure you will have seen a lot of the special collectable ones over the years. We actually have a collection of The Peter Rabbit ones that were released when Darcie was a baby that  I decided I wanted to keep for her when she is older. There are so many collectable ranges that are so fun for kids to find and look after. Obviously this isn’t exactly the best time for coin collecting, but they do also have a special Kids Hub on their website that is full of fun and educational activities for a variety of different ages.

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No Playroom, No Problem

Like most people in the UK, I’m spending a lot of time at home right now. But the difference between myself and a lot of those people, is that I’m quite used to being at home! We love to get out and about but as a stay at home mum to two under three, I’ve had to find ways to enjoy being at home too. I’ve often wished we had a designated playroom so that I had somewhere fun to contain all of the toys (and children!) that I’m always finding around the house. But rather than sit and mope about my lack of playroom I’ve instead made the best of what we’ve got. And, to be honest, I love our current set up. As much as a playroom would be lovely, it’s also wonderful to have the children, and their belongings, interspersed with us and our ‘grown up’ spaces too. (more…)

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