When I received an email asking me if I would like to receive a party pack to host my very own Shopkins World Vacation Premiere at home I of course said yes, you see I have a Shopkins crazy niece who would never forgive me if I said no and she somehow found out. Last week saw Shopkins fans everywhere host their own, at home, premiere to celebrate the new…

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“If you’re so tired why don’t you just go to bed?” I never just do nothing. If I want ‘me time’ the only option is to stay up late, usually watching back to back episodes of trashy TV on Netflix. I’m tired, I should be in bed, but sometimes I want to do nothing. Just sit and do nothing. I thought it would get better when she started play school. 2…

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Being a work from home mum is most definitely a blessing. I get to spend more time with my daughter, I get to take my daughter to appointments, I get to take her to and from nursery, I have total flexibility to be there for her and I love that. But sometimes, just sometimes, that blessing can be a bit of a pain in the ass, it becomes a curse. When…

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While stood at the school gate waiting to pick my daughter up from her first day at nursery it hit me, I’m a school mum now. No more lazy days of not showering or getting dressed because I have too much work to do. I have to wear a bra at least five days a week. When I’m feeling down there is no more hiding in the house, I have…

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For the past few days my facebook feed has been awash with emotional mothers, mothers who are sad that their child is starting school, mothers who cried after dropping them off for the first time. Aria is 2 & 1/2 and is due to start nursery any day now, and I cannot wait. The only emotion I am feeling is joy, and also relief. Relief for me and relief for…

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