13 Reasons Why Having Kids is Great.

I mean there are plethora of reasons that having kids is great. But other than the obvious (and sort of boring) reasons, these are my favourites

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It can be bloody hard! 

Today is World Maternal Mental Health Day.

The world expects you to be happy all the time. You have a baby! You have what some people have wanted for a lifetime. You should be grateful. There is no room for sadness when there’s babies in your life.
But there is.

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The importance of child free time. 

I love my kids so much, but sometimes they can just be a bit overwhelming. You spend so much time with them, serving their every need, entertaining them, cuddling them, teaching them, showing them right from wrong. It is full on, full time.

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25 things I need to apologise to my Mum and Dad for now I’m an adult with children of my own. 

Having your own children makes you realise how truly awful you were to your own parents.

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Five reasons going back to work is good.

That’s me started back to work, a nice three day week. I’m actually really enjoying it, it’s good for all of us, and here’s why:

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We’re going on an adventure!


A couple of weeks ago I took Connie on a little trip to Aviemore on the train. She loved it. So much so that she then set her sights higher. Much higher. Connie went on and on (and on) about going on an airplane.

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Birth Stories II

(The one I didn’t enjoy much)

The morning sickness was a billion times worse than it had been with Connie, I had horrible PVG so I had to finish work early, and I was in and out of hospital with reduced fetal movement and high blood pressure when I was pregnant with Angus.

The whole pregnancy made me feel like a whale with a water allergy. 

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