Even though I am one now, sometimes other mums annoy me. In my child-free days I used to tense up inside every time I heard certain phrases but I would never voice my annoyance because what did I know? I wasn’t a mum. Well I am now and they still annoy me so this is my rant and the list of thing you will NEVER hear me say (and if you do, you have my full permission to punch me in the face).

You don’t know the meaning of the word tired 

Arrgh! Where do I start? Parents are not the only people allowed to be tired! Believe me, I know how exhausting it is to have a baby who won’t go to sleep or a toddler who runs around like a crazy person all day but that doesn’t mean that I’m the only one allowed to yawn once in a while. View Post

The Queen started walking in January – just after her first birthday. We were all thrilled to watch her take her first wobbly steps into the unknown but as toddling became the norm, I must admit that a part of me missed the immobile days.

Don’t get me wrong, I was super proud that she had reached this stage with no issues but days just became exhausting. Extremely exhausting.

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I’m not a crafty mum. I wish I was but I’m not. My strengths lie elsewhere, like making really good pasta sauce or knowing all the words to Disney songs. But no matter, I’m lucky enough to be friends and neighbours with a very crafty mum who had the idea of putting on an Easter Egg hunt for our little darlings. I live in a steading conversion so there are only 14 houses – six of which are occupied by young children – and the communial courtyard was the perfect place.

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