I was hoping I wouldn’t need to do an update to a post I wrote a little while ago around having to reapply for my role due to a restructure, but here I am. Continue reading “Yo-Yo of Uncertainty”
Just before I was due to be induced with R, SPD was rendering me even more immobile than I am normally, so to save my sanity I decided to try something new. Now I love to sew and to make things but thanks to the inspiration of a friend in the birth group on Facebook , I decided to try my hand at crocheting. Continue reading “A box full of yarn, set of hooks and an explosion of creativity for Autumn”
You try to set a good example for your kids, an example that you want them to follow, but by doing what I thought I should do, have I done the opposite? It dawned on me I was trying to be normal. Continue reading “Why am I trying to be Normal?”
When I started on my maternity leave with R, I had no idea that it would be a Déjà vu of what happened when I was last on maternity leave. Continue reading “Winning Lotto Numbers Anyone ?”
We all have those places, we have visited for what seems like the hundredth time. Its close, convenient and the kids enjoy it. Although the shine is starting to come off the visits, its good to get them of the house and do something as a family.
Through the many night feeds I’m doing at the moment (damn this 4 month sleep regression) I came up with an idea to make a trip out more fun. Continue reading “Making a Family Outing More Exciting.”
Who in their right mind would want to be a child photographer?
This was the question I was asking myself so many times today. Between the grumpiness, trying to put everything within reach in her mouth and squinting in the light, getting photographs for my friends limited edition dribble bibs seemed like an impossible task. Continue reading “The Impossible Photo Shoot”
So R is fast outgrowing her carry cot, I felt it was time to start shopping around for a cotbed, I found a great deal online so went ahead and ordered it and some of the soft furnishings .
So with cotbed and associated bits and pieces ordered, I looked at the expected delivery date so to make sure we were around . Continue reading “Has left in a safe place been redefined ?”
You hear the phrase ‘Being a mum is the hardest but most rewarding thing you will ever do.’ and yes I agree with that statement but for me becoming a mum was the hardest thing I have ever done, miscarriage after miscarriage left me feeling like it would never be. Continue reading “Who would have thought it would happen?”
Well the plunge has been taken, a warts and all on life, love and raising 2 children on the other side of the world.
I have been blogging for a number of years but not sure if was hormones or my brain running (or not running) on many cups of coffee and sleep deprivation, that made me come up with the idea of Dinky-Di Mum but here it is
So for the introduction….. Continue reading “Taken the plunge and here I am”