Since I split from my husband I have relied on my friends more than I ever had before. When I was married my husband was my best friend and I definitely neglected my female relationships in favour of this relationship.
All the Alices: An Essex Wife and My Life My Son My Way
BritMums Live is undeniably the highlight of the Blogging Social Calendar. It’s a weekend where members of our community come together to share and learn, to chat and discuss. It’s not just the highlight of my Blogging Social Calendar though, it’s one of the highlights of my year.
BML 2013 was slightly different for me.
When we go away as a couple now – just the two of us – there’s a whole host of reasons to get excited.
Before Elfie came along Will and I didn’t really take much time to enjoy time as a couple. It had been just the two of us for over six years so there seemed no need to make a special effort having ‘us time’.
Soft play areas, mummy and daughter lunch dates, early morning rugby and huge breakfasts, the most delicious roast dinner at The Bell and Bear, tug-of-war at the village fete, the nosiest neighbour you’ll ever meet, pyjama-clad evenings in front of the X Factor and sleep. Lots of lovely sleep.
It’s my birthday today!
I must be growing up; I normally do a relentless 3-month countdown to the 25th July but with one thing or another (motherhood, mostly) I didn’t get the chance.
The weekend has been amazing, I spent it with some of my favourite people doing my favourite things. Eating, drinking, receiving presents and sleeping.
You probably noticed that I didn’t write anything about the Royal Wedding. OK. Maybe you didn’t, but I did.
When I was a little girl I used to think I actually had a chance of getting married to Prince William. Every little girl wants to marry a Prince and I used to think it could be me. Really.