The fact I have two children is often at odds with my aversion to crafting. They love an afternoon with a stack of cardboard and some PVA, go wild for poster paints and can’t get enough of Hobbycraft, so I try and suck it up just for them. But I need the simplest craft in the world – like this one! – to be able to get handy with the scissors.
Month: April 2018
It’s quite recently that I’ve began to see how absolutely vital the concept of adult friendship is. But these relationships haven’t been as effortless as I always assumed they might be, they take work and endeavour: it’s one thing to realise that you bare yourself and your soul when entering into a romantic relationship, but revealing your vulnerabilities to other women feels like something else entirely.
Just because the bathroom is somewhere we go to cleanse our bodies of daily grime,…
I’ve spent the last day and a half in bed with something gross: a mum with a bug. Every time I attempt to parent while trying to nurse some kind of horrifying bug I wistfully think back to the pre-children days of illness. Back then it was always a shitter – sometimes literally – to be ill, but it was also more of a treat, too.
Yesterday, while I was waiting with Elfie for a routine hospital appointment, I caught another…
It’s no secret that I’ve always been pretty house-proud, but you know how things go. The real work is never done!
When I started writing this blog 8 years ago, spending hours ruminating on my pregnancy piles and predilection to chew on flannels, I had no idea it would become my full-time job. But times have changed and so must I – this is what’s happening next.
Most of the issues I seem to have in my day-to-day life – imposter syndrome, work/life balance struggles, motivation, family guilt – come from an inherent fear of failure. I’ve been working with AXA PPP healthcare to own this!