• Pavement paint
    Parenthood

    Pavement Paint D.I.Y

    DISCLAIMER; As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This comes at no extra cost to you. Pavement Paint is one of the easiest things I’ve ever made and it keeps the kids entertained – for longer than you’ll imagine. They can even help make it, its that simple with only 3 ingredients If lockdown has you going stir crazy with your little “Can I get a snack” army then this D.I.Y pavement paint will be sure to keep them occupied for atleast an hour. You might even have time to grab a HOT cuppa. I know! Whats that? Pavement Paint D.I.Y I am positive you will have these…

  • my baby must haves
    Parenthood

    My baby must haves

    My baby must haves, from an “experienced” mum. Disclosure; As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This comes at no extra cost to you. My baby must haves is the perfect list for anyone Expecting a child, grandchild, niece or nephew is such an important time. We all get a little bit ahead of ourselves and start buying everything and anything. I’ve compiled a short list of items that are on my top list of Baby must haves and things I’ll make sure I have for the next baby *Insert husband shaking his head* ha. For the teeny ones Large Muslin – I found Muslin cloths (large ones)…

  • postnatal depression, postpartum depression
    Mental Health

    My experience with Postnatal Depression

    My experience with postnatal depression came from nowhere My experience of having postnatal depression kind of leapt at me. It took two years of trying before we conceived Fred, he was so wanted, so loved already. Emily was excited to become a big sister – even if baby was a boy. When Fred was born we were smitten, he was perfect. It soon changed, I changed and I became obsessive. It felt as if I’d wrapped the kids in a ball of cotton wool and anyone near was damaging it, wearing my trust thinner. I needed to protect them, and myself. I’d become such a horrible person, hated everyone and…

  • Kids,  Parenthood

    Why I’ve taken my child’s toys away from him

    ….and you should too I am so sick to the back teeth of tripping over toys. They are everywhere, I found the ear from Mr potato head behind the loo the other day. The kids have far too much. Emily is ok, she is eleven and super tidy and her toys stay in her room, she has a space for everything. Fred on the otherhand really does have too many toys for a three year old. He never really plays with them. He loves his Gup-S and he did play with that for maybe 1 week solid. Tony and I have tried helping him engage with toys but it’s a…