Grief Guilt

It is that time of year again. The bluebells are out. The sun is making more of an appearance. It is warmer. It is the time of year where I start to feel saddest. This time of year is always going to make me reminisce and feel sad. It is the anniversary of Eilys being very... Continue Reading →

Going from 1 to 2, twice

I have been thinking a lot recently about how different it has been during the first few months with Eilys and with Evan. I suppose I am in a fairly unique position in that I have gone from having one child to 2 children twice. It is a fairly unique experience but also very depressing... Continue Reading →

Dairy free, the baby and me

About 4 weeks ago I tootled off to the Doctor’s (I swear I sound like I live at the doctors at the moment, I have only had 1 appointment I just packed issues in). My Doctor is awesome and we were chatting about the new appointment booking system at the surgery and I said that... Continue Reading →

Toothpaste: Our battles with a Quintager

“Mummy I don’t like this toothpaste” “Why not?” “It is too minty. I am not using it. Can I use your toothpaste?” “My toothpaste will be more minty” “More minty but less minty. I like your toothpastes mintiness” “Right. Ok, just today” “Ok” ... “Daddy bought you some Paw Patrol toothpaste” “Yay” “I am glad... Continue Reading →

Party Bag Cookie Recipe

This is the recipe that I used to put in Dylan’s party bags. These cookies are really yummy and very easy peasy to make. I filled these sweetie cone bags with the dry ingredients and then tied the ends with wool or ribbon. I tied the instructions to the ribbon and gave each child a... Continue Reading →

RSVP?

"The term RSVP comes from the French expression "répondez s'il vous plaît", meaning "please respond." If RSVP is written on an invitation it means the invited guest must tell the host whether or not they plan to attend the party." (borrowed from The Spruce) Last week it was Dylan’s 5th birthday and we celebrated by having... Continue Reading →

5 years ago tonight..

5 years ago tonight I went to bed knowing that I was going to be induced in the morning. I knew that I was booked in at 8am. I knew what would happen during the induction in very basic terms. I knew that I might have a baby the next day. 5 years ago tonight... Continue Reading →

A little update…

In my last blog post I wrote about how I was struggling a bit with anxiety and lack of sleep at the moment and I wanted to give a little update on how I am feeling. First of all, getting my ass to the gym felt so flipping good and the endorphins set me weekend... Continue Reading →

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