Single Parenting

Mummy Cuddles

I always thought nothing could be better than a cuddly child who wants snuggles all the time. Little did I know my son was going to use ‘mummy cuddles’ at every opportunity he could to try to manipulate me! They’re…

Sleepless nights

I have always been lucky with J in the sense that he has slept through the night with no disturbances since he was 5 weeks old, from then he has slept for at least 10 hours each night unless of…

Summer with a threenager

I can’t pretend I’m not finding the summer holidays as difficult as I anticipated. I’ve barely two pennies to rub together, the weather has been grim and I’ve a typical threenager who wants occupying all the time, and happy to…

Quality time with my boy

Quality time with my boy

One thing I am loving about working full-time and having to share J with his dad over the weekend is that it means I get him to myself on a Saturday and it gives me a good reason to spoil…

Lazy days

Lazy days

Having one day a week with J is difficult, I can’t lie. I miss him. I knew having a job would do this, but it still doesn’t make it any easier. I pick him up from nursery in the evenings…

Another Update… I’m Working!

I’d apologise for not writing for so long, but I don’t think that highly of myself to think that people are quite that interested in my blog, but I still thought I’d give a little update as to why I’ve…

Returning to work after being a SAHM for three years

So I told you all the other week I wanted to find work so signed up to a teaching agency, and it’s happened; I have a potential job! I will be doing a few trial days in a local primary…

Am I failing as a parent?

Am I failing as a parent?

I’ve had this phase of feeling like a really rubbish mum lately and I can’t shake it off. It’s not that I’ve done anything specific to make me feel like it, I just do. Am I failing as a parent?  I’ve…

Back on the shelf

If you follow me on any social media sites, you’ll know that in the last few weeks I’ve become single again and am back on the shelf. I’m gutted, but it was my decision so I can’t complain too much.…

J threw the tantrum of all tantrums the other day

J threw the tantrum of all tantrums the other day

So J threw the tantrum of all tantrums the other day, and while I know all mothers have to experience this at least once in their lives, I was naive enough to think that my little sweet boy wasn’t capable…

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