Tag: life

Mum guilt and how to deal with it.

When you get pregnant, people will tell you all the usual things. “Get ready to never sleep again, hope you’re ready to change ALL the nappies, good luck clipping their tiny little nails” the list goes on, but one thing that I was NEVER prepared for was the mum guilt. Good god, the mum guilt.…

How time flies

When this blog started, we had no idea that life would change so much, so quickly. Granted, we’ve been pretty bad at writing posts on the regular (here’s me trying to change that now!), but there’s obviously a good reason for it! It’s amazing to think that this blog is now 18 months old. It…

The thought of being a mum…..

After reading Mark’s perspective on becoming a parent, I thought why not chime in with my own thoughts and feelings! I’ve always wanted children, every since I can remember I have wanted to be a Mum. At the same time though, it scares the crap out of me. Childbirth terrifies me, having someone dependant solely…

The thought of being a Dad…..

For years, maybe, 31 of them, I’d convinced myself that I didn’t want children. I was happy just being me, just the best Uncle (of course) to many nephews and nieces, not really worrying about them once they’d left my responsibility zone. I guess its because I could never imagine having that level of responsibility,…

Manchester – From us

This isn’t really the idea of our blog, I don’t think either of us ever thought we’d write a post like this, but sometimes you just need to vent your anger, frustrations and upset. This is one of those times. As everyone knows, on Monday night, a tragic event took place in Manchester. A heartless,…