Why Free Childcare Comes At The Wrong Time

Dear Government,

I would like you to know that there has been many a day where I have sat and wished the time away until my son was three and we were able to take advantage of the free hours at pre-school. On those days when he just wouldn’t nap, when his teething pain had Continue reading

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A Look Back Over My First Year Writing and Blogging

Here we are, a few days away from 2017 and it has made me realise that my book has almost been out for an entire year. Looking back to this time last year I remember trying to get it completed and was tackling the layout as a novice and imagining how I would simply be able to self-publish on Amazon and sit back and enjoy the reward of the sales… oh the naivety! Continue reading

Why I Need To Learn To Fall Back In Love With Christmas

As a child, Christmas was always a┬ámagical time of the year. My family would go all out with get-togethers, decorations, food and gifts. We had a real tree every year, we would visit all the family and have the most amazing Christmas dinner cooked by my Nan. Yes, as an adult it’s not been quite so exciting but it has continued to be a time of year I have enjoyed.

Things took a bit of a u-turn during the Christmas of 2013 when I went into labour Continue reading

An Alternative Baby Shower Gift Guide

Trying to buy a gift for a baby shower can be quite a tricky job. If you buy clothes, will everybody else do so too? If you do buy clothes what size do you go for? They all vary so much. Will the parents end up with everything in white? What if the new parents have already been on their shopping spree? Stop your worry and begin to think outside of the box. Continue reading