The Support of Mamas

Do you remember those isolated early days when you had your first baby? I can clearly recall that the support seemed to be everywhere in numbers and yet (impossibly), nowhere simultaneously. There were nurses, doctors, professionals and consultants, friends, family … Continued

Over 40s Mamas – Too Busy to Work on Your Look? Never!

Every Sunday morning when I was single and before the kids came along, I would spend the time pampering and preening.  Eyebrows were plucked, legs shaved, even a face mask applied.  In those days baths were leisurely and bubbly.  Nails … Continued

Creating a Mama Community

As a new Mum I went along to my local Mothers Group anxious to make a good impression, praying for my baby to sleep and not grizzle and to fit in…. I had spent a good hour or so the … Continued

Childhood Defines and Shapes Us

Undoubtedly and well-documentented, I think it’s safe to say that love can get really complicated. So, it’s difficult to see and sometimes define the secret blessings in it all. This really counts for any kind of love. Beginning with our … Continued

How My Role as a Military Spouse Affects My Children

I have never been a Military spouse without children. My husband joined when we had a 13 month old. I have only ever know the Military life that included kids. I don’t know what it is like for my husband … Continued

Technology – Family Friend Or Foe?

Having a husband who works in the telecommunications industry means that our house possibly has more laptops, phones and things with screens than the average home.  It also means that our kids have been able to become IT savvy in … Continued

7 Ways I’ve Grown With My Children

We spend a lot of time watching our children grow: marking milestones with photographs and facebook posts; celebrating new skills, a lost tooth, or an extra centimetre on the growth chart. But how often do we stop and reflect back … Continued

An Ideal Day

I was recently asked to describe my ideal day. I thought about it for a while, and for some reason, I felt that my answer should be something along the lines of, cuddling in bed with my children, a day … Continued

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