I want to be that girl on the telly, you know the one with the bicycle. You know the one who for some reason on her period wants to wear her white short shorts to go with her belly top.The tiny tops that show off her non bloated stomach as she goes go for a... Continue Reading →
Breastfeeding twins, our story.
As national breastfeeding week comes to a close I wanted to share our own breastfeeding story, something I haven't shared before. Being over fours years out now from the throes of being a new twin mother I have very fond memories of when it was just the three of us, the twins head to head... Continue Reading →
Where were we? when kids interrupt mid conversation.
I made the mistake the other day of trying to have a conversation with my husband during the witching hour. I had my calculator and paperwork in hand. yes I know you are already saying she is a mad woman and yes I reluctantly hold my hands up, what were we actually thinking! It wasn't... Continue Reading →
You know you are a seasoned Mother when
Your shoe pile grows in terms of flats and runners and not heels. Hoodies and rain coats are fast outnumbering your other jackets, short leather coats aren't known for their waterproofness. The first thing you do after a holiday is to get the washing on and then sit down for a glass of wine. Not... Continue Reading →
Monday meals #2. Chinese spiced roast duck with homemade plum sauce and smokey butternut squash.
Duck is a huge family favourite and even more so if it is Chinese inspired. With duck breasts being so reasonable to buy these days, it is a great alternative to a Sunday roast or if you fancy a fake-away with no msg then this is a great recipe to have on file, the sweet... Continue Reading →
Book review : We need to talk about the conditions of my imprisonment..And other funny parenting stories.
I was lucky enough to be gifted a pre-release copy of this hilarious anthology of parenting stories and found myself with a sore neck from nodding my head in agreement and wiping tears from my eyes at alot of the stories in this compilation. The blurb : We Need to Talk About the Conditions... Continue Reading →
Our reflux hell
There has been a lot of defining moments thus far,in the short three and a half years I have been a Mother. Most memories, post birth, are mainly happy ones. However one piece of the twins early little lives that replays over and over, is when I hear another mother desperate to know why their... Continue Reading →
Letting go of my babies, to the outside world anyway.
My Mam played me an Abba song recently called "Slipping through my fingers". I never watched Mamma Mia, hence I haven't been privy to its revival in recent years but this song sucker punched me. The moment as I lay on the bed bedside my Mother, listening to this song, as we both got caught... Continue Reading →
World prematurity day
Today is World prematurity day and as a parent to premature twins who thankfully are happy and healthy three-year olds, I am reminded more so today of that journey we undertook during my pregnancy. A journey that confined me to bed-rest from twenty-three weeks on. Three of those weeks I could only walk two feet... Continue Reading →