Motherhood

Did you ever dream you swallowed a tooth? 

It’s a quick post this evening, as I’m meant to be in a virtual college lesson, but I wanted to share a little rite of passage from this evening…  My first baby has just lost her first tooth! I apologise now to anyone who finds this boring or unimportant but it’s a huge thing for… Continue reading Did you ever dream you swallowed a tooth? 

Days out · Motherhood · Reviews

Days out with kids: Brixworth Country Park, Northampton

This isn’t the first time we’ve been here, but as the girls totally loved their ‘grand day out’ (which was meant to be Brighton, but that’s another story), I felt compelled to share this little gem for anyone looking for a spontaneous free* day out. Situated just outside of Northampton, Brixworth Country Park is free… Continue reading Days out with kids: Brixworth Country Park, Northampton

Book reviews · Paranormal · Reading · Reviews

Book Review: Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor

Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor My rating: 5 of 5 stars Every time I read a new instalment in the Blackthorn series, it’s touch and go whether they will top my favourite (which happens to be Blood Roses – the second book in the series of eight). I love all of the Blackthorn books… Continue reading Book Review: Blood Dark by Lindsay J. Pryor

Days out · Motherhood · Reviews

Days out with kids: Milton Keynes Museum Review

  We visited the MK Museum for A Victorian Family Christmas at the beginning of December, and were pleasantly surprised at the vast amount of artefacts, displays and historical re-enactments available for the whole family. A ticket into the museum grants you repeated access for 12 months from the date of purchase. Stepping back in time… Continue reading Days out with kids: Milton Keynes Museum Review

Motherhood · Writing

Writer; Mum; Dad, What’s your secret?

Life. It gets in the way of everything we want to achieve. We have jobs to go to. Duties to attend. Chores. Errands. And to add to it all, we get sidetracked easily. We have media and noise thrown at us 24/7. So, how exactly is a person supposed to see any extra-curricular activities through to… Continue reading Writer; Mum; Dad, What’s your secret?

Motherhood · Writing

Has becoming a parent changed you?

Having children changes you. One minute you’re a person, with your own identity, a job – which you either love or hate – and a life you take for granted as your own. The next minute (well, nine months later, obviously) you’re a mum. People lavish you with attention, everything is new and fun and… Continue reading Has becoming a parent changed you?