I have very mixed feelings about this Friday seeing as it is my last one on maternity leave.  Next week I’ll be getting up when the alarm goes and getting ready to go to work.  It has been playing on my mind a lot this week and has left me feeling a bit rubbish, which has then annoyed me because I feel I should be making the most of the last few days of maternity leave.  I’m not going to lie, I’m dreading the return (especially after seeing my timetable) but I just keep telling myself it’s only for three… View Post

Growing up I never pictured myself as an all boy mum.  Equally I didn’t picture myself as an all girl mum either.  Coming from a family with one of each that is how I saw my future, not for any particular reason other than it was what I knew.  The majority of my friends came from one of each families and it just seemed the norm. Fast forward to present day and I am a fiercely proud boy mum, and I love being the only girl in the house.  We’ve had the inevitable “Will you be trying for a girl?”… View Post

I can’t say I’m sad to see the back of January, it is probably my least favourite month, and I am so excited for what’s going to happen at the end of this month.  Disneyland Paris is only a couple of weeks away.  I have apologised to my husband in advance for the Minnie Mouse ears I will be purchasing as soon as we get there and wearing for our entire stay! Read I treated myself to a few new books from Amazon and this is the first one I have started to read.  When I return to work I… View Post

Being a mum of two, especially when the youngest is only 8 months old, means that there isn’t too much me-time going on.  When I was invited by the Rejuvenate Skin Clinic in Manchester to pop along and have a try of a couple of their treatments I jumped at the chance.  I arranged for my mum to have G whilst O was at school and I headed to the Northern Quarter for a few hours being pampered. I had been in contact with Leena (the clinic manager) prior to the day to discuss what treatments I would be interested… View Post