Interesting Facts About Redheads You Might Not Know

Interesting Facts about Redheads You Might Not Know As a young teen, I hated my ‘ginger’ hair. So much so that from the age of 16 I bleached it blonde. It wasn’t because I was bullied necessarily, it was more that i was very aware that people just didn’t seem to like red hair. I […]

Word of the week: Tired

Word of the week: TIRED So, the word of the week for me is tired. It’s Saturday morning and I’m writing this post from my bed. Mr O did the wonderful thing of getting up with our toddler to let me have a sleep in. BUT like most mums will agree, having a sleep in […]

How to Survive your First Baby Swimming Lesson

  How to Survive your First Baby Swimming Lesson – How the hell was I going to survive my first Baby Swimming Lesson when I was struggling to keep my head above water at home? What if baby gets hungry and kicks off, starts screaming uncontrollably? Do I even have the right baby swimming gear? […]

Google Searches of a Clueless Mum

Google searches of a Clueless Mum – If motherhood came with a manual, things would be so much easier. The problem is, nothing about motherhood is predictable. You just have to ‘go with it’ and rely on your instincts. But what if your “instinct” is broken. What if when people say, “oh don’t worry, you’ll […]

A Promise to my Teenager

  A Promise to my Teenager. I talk about my kids all the time on my blog. What books they like, the activities we’ve done and places we’ve been, when they might have been a pain in the arse. What i don’t really talk about is that my teen is not actually “mine” in the […]

Our Top 10 Favourite Kids Books

Welcome to Our Top 10 Favourite Kids Books which includes – a purple Rhino, a ginger-haired Witch, a very greedy Rat, a monster with turned out toes and an incredibly out of season Christmas book. We love reading in our house. Well, I say “we”, I actually mean “I”, I love reading and basically force […]

Homemade Halloween Decorations

Homemade Halloween Decorations. Halloween is just around the corner. With both our girls birthdays being around the same time and what started as a small gathering with a few spider webs hanging around here and there, has escalated. It’s now this big affair we host every year as a Birthday/Halloween celebration. And it takes a […]

3 Things You Can do to Help with PMS Symptoms

I have no affiliations with any of the links mentioned in this post. To follow on from my last post about PMS – 3 Reasons You Want to Leave Your Partner during PMS, here are 3 things you can do to help with PMS symptoms. There are many mysteries to life and PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome) […]

3 Reasons You Want To Leave Your Partner During PMS

If you’re anything like me PMS is a loud reality on the run-up to “that time of the month”. The term and the meaning of PMS are thrown around liberally as an excuse for being a bit of a bitch or just generally being in a bad mood. But, true PMS is NOT just a […]

A Little Catch Up

  I’m in no way affiliated with any of the links included in this post.  This week’s Little Catch Up includes – Baking, Swimming, Pirate Ship and a tree swing. Oh and a crab or two. (Can you spot the crab?) This week has been a little busier than the last – considering we had […]