“Guilt” | noun | definition: “Feelings of culpability especially for imagined offenses or from a sense of inadequacy” Why do we impose guilt ourselves? It’s a torturous self-infliction brought on by the words in our head. The words that say “you’re not good enough”, that “you’re messing it all up”, that “you’ve made a massive… More Hi Guilt, Do One!
I don’t know about you, but I find summer in the UAE to be a bit harsh on my skin. It’s the mix of extreme temperatures – the sub-climate air-con indoors and the oven-like sauna outdoors. Combine that with a healthy dose of chlorine swim sessions, and summer in the desert can wreak havoc on… More In Love With…Desert Summer Skin Savers
We’ve started to wean! Now, I know I’ve said that before, but this time I actually truly, sincerely, hand on heart, honestly mean it. I’ve wanted to wean before, and have threatened many times to do it (especially in the middle of the night during the nipple twiddling stage)… but my love for it and… More The Keen To Wean Diary Of A Marvelous Boobin Mother!
A little note of love from Daddy x My darling boy, as we celebrate your 2nd birthday, this little post has been on my mind for quite some time. A few weeks back I went to the supermarket, and one event caught my attention. There was a mother with her young daughter, perhaps around 7… More Happy Birthday, My Darling Boy – Why It’s My Day As Much As Yours
Toddlers. It’s their aim in life to challenge us. They’re learning about themselves and their sense of self in this big little world. It’s totally their right to test the boundaries to keep on learning, right? Unfortunately it is us parents that just happen to be the brunt of all of this, because, unconditional love… More Five Realistic Tips For Exasperated Toddler Parents
I ran away from my son this morning. It’s really quite awful in hindsight, but I just HAD to get away! The night had gone badly – it was the third night in a row of my son randomly waking, crying, moaning, and generally freaking me out when he turns to some invisible figure asking… More I Ran Away This Morning…
Before you read further, I’m just giving the heads up that this is probably going to be a fairly controversial blog post, and if your child happens to play with this type of toy I mean it in no way to be a judgment upon your choices as a parent (god knows, I played with… More The One Toy I Will Never Buy For My Son…
Any frequent reader of this blog may have guessed that I’m a big fan of small businesses. As such, I’m always on the lookout for any of the following – fun, quirky, sustainable, charitable and stylish brands that, as always, have quality at heart. One of my most recent discoveries has been Green Rose Clothes… More In Love With…Green Rose Clothes
It can be a little heartbreaking sometimes, the feeling that you’re not the favourite parent. After all, it was I that carried our little one for nine months, safe in my tummy. It was I that underwent the trauma of birth. It is I that has lovingly persisted with breastfeeding, despite my desire to wean.… More When You’re Not The Favourite Parent…
EU Referendum day is nearly upon us and it’s a close call as to what the people of the UK are going to decide; stay in, or leave the union which we have been a key member of for 43 years. To be honest, I hadn’t been following it too closely in our day to… More EU Referendum: Why I’m Voting Remain!