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‘Real life’ stuff

When we choose to have kids, we don’t stop to consider everything else that comes with it. The kids in themselves are both a delight and a challenge – from the funky toddler dance to the threenager  tantrums, and let’s not forget how it’s the end of the world when your biscuit becomes two pieces.… Continue reading ‘Real life’ stuff

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Book Review: The Dangerous Gift by Jane Hunt

It’s been a very long time since I’ve posted one of these, and I’m sure some of you may be wondering if I’ve disappeared off the radar. The thing is, the smallest now-one-year-old-child (together with the four-year-old) is truly running me ragged, and it’s rare I get an opportunity (or, let’s be frank here, a dose of… Continue reading Book Review: The Dangerous Gift by Jane Hunt

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Do we really have to have it all?

These past few weeks, I’ve been doing a little soul-searching. While I’m loving being a mummy to my now 9-month-old and 4-year-old (how did my little monkey grow up so fast?!), there is something distinctly lacking in my life. On a daily basis, I think to myself ‘I did not sign up to be a… Continue reading Do we really have to have it all?

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Breastfeeding up and downs

Originally posted on Motherhood – made up by me:
Anyone who knows me well knows the ups and downs I’ve had with breastfeeding. I decided whilst pregnant that I would try breastfeeding as that’s what I wanted to do.? When Ava was first born we spent the first 3 days of her life in hospital.…

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Ambition and drive make a welcome return

Three months. THREE months it’s been since I actually sat down and worked on anything. I know I have a valid excuse, but I’m gobsmacked that October, November and December have just whooshed past in a blizzard of getting ready for Christmas, nesting for our new arrival, and just generally being Extremely Busy (not to… Continue reading Ambition and drive make a welcome return

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A New Year, a new challenge (or 2!)

It’s a New Year, a new start, a promise of new beginnings and good intentions of success. After a hiatus of a few weeks, I’m ready to start the year with renewed ambition – together with perhaps one of life’s most challenging roles a person can undertake. Because alongside the rocky road to publication, 2015… Continue reading A New Year, a new challenge (or 2!)

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Book Review: Employee of the Month by Tracey Rogers

If you read my last blog entry, you’d have seen the guest post from the lovely Tracey Rogers, where she introduced her new release: Employee of the Month. I’ve now had the pleasure of reading her latest offering, and absolutely loved it! Here’s my review: Employee of the Month by Tracey Rogers My rating: 5 of 5… Continue reading Book Review: Employee of the Month by Tracey Rogers