Sharpened Pencils

I love this time of year. Autumn colours are already creeping in and despite this current heatwave, it has felt like winter for ages! September brings back memories of shiny school shoes, massive coats, brand new sharpened pencils and the excitement to be reunited with your classmates again. The geek in me also loved the […]

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The pull

I’m not sure if it’s gazing at the mixtiles on the stairs, the lingering pandemic or just normal mum feelings but I really feel pulled in both directions at the moment. It feels like I am a thick tug of war rope at an old school fete as the dads battle it out for strongest […]

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For my dear friend Helen

I think this might be something I talk about too much but I think the hardest thing to manage as a parent is the pull. This can be a little tug at your heart strings right through to the feeling of an invisible arm man-handling you backwards. When they are first born and this tiny […]

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Helicopter

The kids are back to school and I finally have a moment to reflect on a blogpost. I fear it might resemble a Dear Diary entry, or more likely a spewed outverbal diarrhoea block of text that makes little sense. What an image eh? So Sybbie is pretty much a delight. I can’t put into […]

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Love every moment…

There is so much pressure to cherish every single moment with your baby, it can feel a bit overwhelming. “You’ll miss it when they are, grown up,” is often banded about from wise, older souls. I can honestly, hand on heart say, I will not miss the first few months of Sybbie’s life. No glasses […]

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Positive pants

Well that’s another week done of lockdown. This week we got the confirmation we had all been waiting for. Schools definitely wouldn’t be back after half term. I guess we all expected it, so it didn’t seem too much of a bitter blow. As usual I have very little to talk about with life so […]

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3.0

Just wanted to do a quick post to check in and make sure everyone was ok and coping with lockdown 3.0? I feel like I am on a rollercoaster. One minute I am grateful for the extra time we all get to spend together and so thankful for our home and safety, the next minute […]

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What a six weeks

I can’t quite believe it’s been over six weeks since Sybbie arrived. The eve of lockdown she decided to make an appearance along with the suspense and ultimate disappointment that she wouldn’t meet many people for some time. She still hasn’t met everyone and hardly anyone properly, who even knows when she will. It makes […]

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Lockdown Baby

I’ve not written for a while as like most of you, what on earth do I have to talk about? 2020 has been such a bizarre year, beyond writing about the latest box-set we are watching post the monotonous bedtime routine, I have nothing to say. Honestly, we can’t even commit to one without going […]

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Some realisations

Hello…It’s been a while as I have been desperately trying to get my final project completed for university but have really missed writing for pleasure. I thought I would share some of my coronavirus realisations with you to kickstart the blog again. My children are either best friends or mortal enemies with no in between. […]

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