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Toddler Space Themed Bedroom Transformation (On A Budget!)

Thanks to Christmas, we had accumulated all kinds of toys that Oscar wasn’t interested in. It had only been two months when we had to start buying birthday presents, and we didn’t exactly want to contribute to that pile ourselves. On the run up…

June 23, 2018
newborn and toddler

How We Survived The First Month – Newborn & Toddler

Parenting a newborn and toddler is bloody difficult. I can’t sugar coat it. The first month, especially, because you’re just recovering from birth too. Unlike the time when you just had one baby, you now have to drag yourself out of bed with your…

June 14, 2018
mum guilt

I’m Struggling To Escape The ‘Mum Guilt’

I’m finding it extremely difficult to get through most days without feeling some form of guilt now. My first baby turns two soon, and very shortly after, his brother will be born. I am looking back at his life and realising that there were…

February 4, 2018

Bed Protection Sheets: An Essential For The Bed Wetting Stage

Now Oscar is slowly approaching 2, we decided it was about time to start gradually introducing him to the potty, and to encourage him as much as possible whenever we could. One thing that always stood out for me, with all of the advice…

December 3, 2017

9 Things I Miss About Being Childless

The days before we had Oscar seem like a distant memory now. He’s been with us for a year and a half, and during the times when he makes me feel like I am literally going insane, I can’t help but miss those childless,…

October 14, 2017

18 Month Old… Monster?

Oscar is a few days away from turning 18 months, and I feel like whilst he is growing, he is slowly morphing into the worst type of child he can be. Is it a phase? I bloody hope so. Now don’t get me wrong,…

September 19, 2017

An Open Letter To The Lady In Iceland

I decided to go for a trip to town the other day. We were in the depths of a sickness bug and only treading shallow waters, it seems, when I thought I would run into Iceland for a few things for tea. You see,…

August 17, 2017

Viral, Again.

Before kids, when I thought about the word “viral”, I would think about that video of the sneezing panda, Charlie bit my finger, or that girl who burned a full section of her hair off when she was curling it. Nowadays, viral has a…

August 9, 2017

I’m Struggling (Mental Health)

The day I started bleeding during my first pregnancy, was probably the worst day of my life. I had spent 3 months talking about baby names with my other half, reading pregnancy blogs and watching countless YouTube birth vlogs… I was also beginning to…

July 26, 2017