A Letter to my Daughter on her First Birthday

Dear Bean,Just a few seconds old!...more

Letter To Myself – My PreBaby Self – Get it Together!

Letter To Myself  My PreBaby Self AKA DumbassSeptember 26, 2014To my pre-baby self,Hello, 23 year-old self. My you are looking very knocked-up.And well rested. I hope you enjoyed your full 8+ hours of uninterrupted sleep last night. Yup. Not going to see that again any time soon....more

My daughter lied to me...

Things I Want To Teach My Daughter

I am continuing today in the same tone as the last post. I want to share with you the things I want to teach my daughter....more

Letter to my Daughter at One Week Old


So Why Can't I Tell My Daughter That She Is Beautiful

So Why Can’t I Tell My Daughter That She Is Beautiful? From the day that my daughter was born, I was smitten....more

Rating Self-Confidence

NaBloPoMo – BlogHer – March 2014Tuesday, March 18, 2014 How would you rate your self-confidence? When is it at its lowest? When is it at its highest?~~~~~~~~How would I rate my self-confidence? On a scale of 1 – 10, I would say that my self-confidence is mostly a 7. I have been slowly working on my self-confidence; trying to bring it up....more

I Will Blog!

NaBloPoMo – BlogHer – March 2014Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Do you think you’ll still be blogging 10 years from now?~~~~~~~~NaBloPoMo’s prompt for today asks, “Do you think you’ll still be blogging 10 years from now?” My answer, in short, is, “I certainly hope so.”...more

Miss, My Friends Ate My Geography Homework

I was half way through writing a serious post about social work and how I realised I really shouldn’t be in that career (it was when I started entertaining myself by using obscure words in my case notes, because I had got tired of parroting the social work jargon which imprisoned my thoughts and judgement) but I had to stop because I hadn't finished making tea, and my daughter wanted to talk to me.Also, she was being very funny.‘I’ve got a problem,’ she said ‘Seriously. You know that geography project?’...more

A New Queen of the Castle

My eldest, who turned 7 years old about a couple months back, upon hearing that I was working on stories for my work, wanted to help me 'work' by contributing a story....more