parenting

Staying in Hotels with Kids. Dont!

If you follow me on Instagram then you may have seen my stories about our recent ‘break’ away. Little did I know exactly what that ‘break’ meant! Next week my Nan turns 80! (Sorry if that was supposed to be a secret Nan. Just kidding she obviously isn’t on the internet, she still picks up the remote half of the…

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Aidan, parenting, tantrums, toddler

Toddler Tantrums

Ellen / November 11, 2015

At the end of the month Aidan will be one and a half (or 18 months if that’s your thing) which means he is definitely a ‘toddler’. Toddlers are tough work – they can walk, or in his case run, they can climb and reach things that once towered above them. They are uncooperative and very independent, but they are…

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baby, parenting, pregnancy

The first 13 weeks | Pregnancy Update

Ellen / September 9, 2015

Time for all the fun of pregnancy to start all over again now. The 9 months of not seeing your toes, wearing leggings daily and avoiding certain smells that make you feel like you’ve had a rough night on the tiles – a magical time! These first few weeks have definitely gone a lot quicker than when I was pregnant…

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parenting, review

I Forgot To Take My Pill | Review

I Forgot To Take My Pill: An honest diary of a first-time mum, is the first book by Sharyn Hayden. It is just that, an honest, and hilarious account of motherhood, which shows the good, the bad and the side splitting moments of her parenting journey all parents will relate to.¬†Sharyn is a comedian, actress, writer and mother – as…

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10 things, babies, family, funny, list, parenting

10 things only parents appreciate

I have been a parent almost a year not (*holds back tears) and before that most of these things never even crossed my mind, but since having Aidan my priorities have completely changed and so I thought I would share my top 10 things only parents appreciate.   1. Bumpy Roads¬†When you have a cranky/teething/tiring baby nothing (legal) knocks them…

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