Before I was a Mother, I dreamt of being a Mother. Every Toy I had growing up would be centred around mothering something. I remember telling my group of girlfriends in school id be the first one out the group to be a Mother! It turns out I wasn't & I still had a long … Continue reading Stop the Mum shaming…Right Now.
Fortnite. The one thing Mother's dread...Fathers love and Children adore! I've always been quite over protective of my children, I had PNA (post natal anxiety) which i don't think I've ever quite recovered from but learnt to deal with over the years. This meant my oldest child, Oliver, has always lived quite a sheltered life, … Continue reading Why I allow my 6 year old son to play Fortnite 🙃
Ever since I was little I've had irrational fears. Fears that, unless I put myself in those circumstances, would likely never happen! And yet, some nights I lay awake, curling my toes, making my hands into fists, gritting my teeth and cringing at my own thoughts, thoughts that make me so uncomfortable, i thought it … Continue reading 10 things that will make you feel EXTREMELY uncomfortable.
On the 16th of November 2009, Mia Austins world was about to change dramatically. Oblivious as what was about to happen, she had gone about her day no different to any other, work followed by gym and then home. While at the gym, Mia started to feel unwell leaving earlier than normal. Overcome by a … Continue reading Locked in Syndrome – An interview with a stroke survivor
From a young age we all dream of the fairy tale ending, meeting Prince Charming, the whirlwind romance, the perfect ceremony & then the pitter patter of tiny feet...feet we created, bore and cherish...But not all fairy tales share the same ending & in a cruel twist of fate, the mirror shatters, the carriage reveals … Continue reading An interview about… Infertility.
From saying you're sorry to not saying anything at all! Here are the 10 things a Make Up Artist wish you knew. 1) Don't apologise for your face! SERIOUSLY, stop doing that! Your face is a blank canvas & I mean that in the nicest way possible, we see something we can transform, enhance, something … Continue reading 10 things a make up artist wish you knew…
The good ways. The bad ways. and the damn right ugly ways. If you are like me, a parent of one or more, you’ll know by now the impact having children has on your life. Its not like a small bump in the road, its like a nuclear explosion of sick, poo, mess and hissy … Continue reading 10 ways having children change your life.