Breakfast at The Samuel Lloyd

If you’re dieting there’s no better place for a breakfast in Corby. The Samuel Lloyd is very supportive of a reduced calory diet – While I usually enjoy eating at least one calorie for breakfast – they support a zero calorie option. Positives are : 1. They offer a free refill filter coffee – absolute GENUIS […]

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Sometimes I hate how hard it is being a mum.

Exactly that. Sometimes it’s really easy to hate being a mum. To hate the responsibility of it. The absolute, exhausting relentlessness of it. After years of wondering what it’d be like to start a family, focussing only on the positive, nice, fluffy, happy parts of  what is actually a massively multi-faceted job – the reality […]

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12 Month old baby Immunisations

Upon recieving the dreaded letter I dutifully took my precious, trusting little one year old baby to recieve her 12 month immunisations. Having spent the best part of fifteen minutes looking for a sodding parking space, I was amazed to have arrived on time as there is only parking for around 30 cars – whoever […]

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10 reasons not to go to soft play alone…

If your children have terrorised you all morning and you just can’t take it any more, you could take them out to soft-play – here are a few things that will happen if you have two small children… 1. Upon arrival, you’ll manage to get the yourself a coffee and split the diet wrecking biscuit […]

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Mum’s Bag Essentials.

You may be a mum wanting to know if the contents of your bag are normal, you may be a bloke wondering why mum’s need such gigantic bags. Either way here’s a few things you’ll find in the bag of a mother… A Purse – With pound coins in. Mums must have pound coins for […]

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Breastfeeding – a 12 Month Guide.

During the first few days/weeks, breastfeeding really comes down to sheer survival – it feels like everything revolves around getting your baby to latch on and stay on! Managing to  remain vaguely coherant on what feels like literally minutes of sleep; and physically gritting your teeth at times to keep going if you feel like […]

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2016 with the Sleep Thieves

Half an hour in … My waters spontaniously broke like the falls of Niagra so we popped off for a jolly visit to the hospital, where a lovely lady called Katy fed me drugs until my baby was delivered 4 hours in… We became a family of 4. Bobbi arrived 12 days late and in […]

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The Christmas Tag.

1 Sleep to go!!! If you haven’t got in the Christmas spirit yet this is definitely the time to do so – pour yourself a large glass of something alcoholic and soak up the festive atmos. The lovely patricia over at White Camelias as asked me to answer a few Christmas related questions and I of […]

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The Elf on the Shelf 2016 – Day 8

This morning I awarded Eddie the Elf with an imaginary SIA card and told him to guard the tree. He is now a ‘tree bouncer‘. If I could have been bothered I’d’ve got him a wee black cashmere coat and an earpiece, but this is a delightfully half arsed attempt at being creative so I didn’t. […]

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