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 don’t normally do New Year posts.  I generally believe that if you want to make changes it can happen anytime in the year, it doesn’t necessarily have to be in January.  I still believe this but this January feels a little bit different and I wanted to note that.  There are things I want to achieve this year, differences I want to make in myself and I want to write them down so I can remind myself of them throughout the year. I don’t do resolutions.  For the reason mentioned above and the fact that I never stick to… View Post

I hadn’t planned on writing this post.  I actually had another one written looking forward to the new year, but then I realised I probably doing the past year a disservice.  For too many people it has been a pretty crap year but for me it have brought me everything I have wanted for so long. I started the year four months pregnant, we had just found out we were expecting our second baby boy and I was excited and slightly scared for the year ahead.  Excited at the prospect of becoming a family of four but so worried in case something… View Post

Watching your childs first nativity play is another one of those parent milestones.  Like their first smile, first steps, watching your child sat on stage with their reception class is one of the most heart warming moments you will experience.  You put the date in your diary, listen to your little one practicing their lines or songs and look forward to taking your place in the school hall. My eldest had his first nativity play last week and I couldn’t have been prouder watching him up there on stage.  I’m not going to lie, there were a few tears in… View Post