Brexit… the UN… Terrorists… fuck negotiators send in the Mum’s!

This morning it was photo day at nursery, now getting dressed in the morning, as many parents will attest to is a battle in itself. Couple that with two children under 5 jacked up on advent calendar chocolate and a range of ‘princess’ dresses to choose from – well it’s like negotiating a peace treaty […]

Own It!

Those are the two words that have got me through so much these past 8 years, and the person who first uttered them will still to this day throw them back at me if I falter regarding anything I am stuttering, stumbling or procrastinating over (normally my drinks order but still).  She is and was […]

How ‘Balanced Mumma’ re-balanced the Wonkey Donkey…

So, there I was feeling sluggish, down in the dumps and with an immense craving for chocolate.  Now my youngest is sleeping through I should have more energy, right? Wrong… turns out when you are a mummy of two under 4 you forget to look after yourself along the way and eventually your body must […]

Can’t get no sleep… and the neverending to damn do list…

So I’m sat here at 5.20am following another 4am night feed (?) and just can’t get back off to sleep – why are you blogging then you silly woman I hear you ask… ? Well because I need to put pen to paper about everything that is going through my mind – and hopefully then […]

Running on empty

Wow, so inspired by another mummy blogger to just put pen to paper on how tough life can get when you are so empty, your empty is empty.  Being a mummy means you have to be always on (as when both are under 3 you are lucky to have one hand free at any one […]

New Year, New Start…?

So, that’s it Christmas is over. And, it feels a bit like a shorter more active version of maternity leave – like you have a hangover without consuming the alcohol – i.e. knackered, seeing the same 4 walls for days on end and craving some time alone so you can pee / poo / get […]