Lockdown for most of us hasn't been bed of roses. Most of us have struggled in some way, shape or form but as the changes to lockdown start to unfold I can't help but feel a little sad for my children, particularly Big who is five (and half as he regularly reminds us). I feel… Continue reading Lockdown and Mum guilt
The wee one is mega obsessed with Thomas the Tank Engine. So much so that I can say with confidence that I can probably recite half of the episodes in my sleep. Big can now hear a snippet of the one the wee one is watching and tell us exactly what episode he's watching. As… Continue reading Thomas the Tank Engine and the many, many questions
This week The Independent published an article about mums of young children feeling guilty when they take time for themselves to exercise. A poll conducted by Sport England highlighted that of the 1006 mothers with children under six surveyed 77% said they would like to do more exercise, with 61% admitting that they would feel… Continue reading Exercise vs Mum Guilt
It's a saying you hear all the time isn't it? It takes a village to raise children. The thing is...do you need a village? I don't mean 'Do YOU need a village?' Uncle Sam style with pointed finger. It's more of a rhetorical 'Do you need a village to raise a family?'. Back in the… Continue reading Do you need a village to raise children?