Another month already. November is over? how has this year gone so quickly! This month has been mad! We've been on holiday! We've had so much going on and scarily next month is just going to be busier with Christmas and all the holiday plans. But on the upside it means lots more Family time … Continue reading What we’ve been watching
As much as I would love to have my child sit perfectly being 'Seen and not heard' This just doesn't happen! At two my little terror doesn't sit still and if it does happen it's not for long. At home him being his usual rambunctious self isn't so much of an issue. We aren't a … Continue reading Toddlers and meal times are hard work.
After being approached by Steph over at Country Mumma to add my 2 cents in for this amazing post based on the differences in motherhood and adjusting to being a mum at the different stages in our lives. I was the 20 something and the lovely Steph was the 30 something. She has written this fabulously and I have filled in my parts! I have never been so excited to work on a piece of writing. Thank you Steph for coming up with such a great post and for Inviting me a long to be apart of it!
We all know becoming a Mum is a completely life changing experience. One minute you’re lovingly touching your fast expanding bump, planning the nursery décor and finalising your list of names. The next, you’re knee deep in dirty nappies, can’t remember the last time you showered and frantically googling ‘why won’t my baby stop crying’.
Of course, as we are all different, every pregnancy, birth and transition into motherhood is unique. I first became a Mum at 31. The pregnancy was planned and, for me, this was absolutely the perfect time for my marriage, my family life, my work life and my social life. According to the Office of National Statistics, in 2015 over half of all live births were to women over 30 with the average age of a first time Mum 28.6. Nearly all of my friends were late 20s or early 30s when they became Mum’s but…
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Most recently I have discovered the genius that is a slow cooker! I know I'm a bit behind but this is literally world genius! After borrowing Tom's mums I got to work using it, I made slow cooked roast lamb and BBQ pulled pork. They both turned out beautifully! After giving back the slow cooker … Continue reading Slow cooker Tomato Soup
This recipe has been my go to when it comes to feeding family. I recently done this when I had my Dad and the family over for tea and there was nothing left! I can remember this recipe from being around 8 or 9 and my Mum had a party-thing called Pampered Chef at the … Continue reading Bacon and cheese Tartlets