Family life, Lifestyle, Motivation, mummy blog, Parenting, parenting blog

COMpassion

Compassion and passion, two traits that I value most and that I try to exhibit every day.  With recent tragic happenings in the news, one thing that stands out about the response of the majority, is the presence of compassion. Compassion for neighbours, for strangers and for fellow human beings. Events may not effect us… Continue reading COMpassion

Family life, Lifestyle, mummy blog, Parenting, parenting blog, Toddler life

Dear Charlie | Toddler Adventures 1.0

Friday 26th May 2017 The day started in the usual way, Mummy came in to your room at 7:15am to be greeted by you bouncing up and down in your cot, you then proceeded to throw your dummy across the room - the definitive signal that you are ready to get out of bed and… Continue reading Dear Charlie | Toddler Adventures 1.0

budgeting, Family finances, Family life, Lifestyle, Parenting, parenting blog, Price comparison

Financial Health Check | I love a good spreadsheet!

It's that time of year when I sit down with our bills folder and spreadsheet to review our monthly outgoings. I've always been organised with bills and money, but even more so since we became a one income family. Without knowing your incoming and outgoings you cannot have control over your finances, that is why… Continue reading Financial Health Check | I love a good spreadsheet!

Beauty, Budget Beauty, Budget Make Up, Lifestyle, Make Up, mummy blog, NYX, Parenting, parenting blog, Sleek

Mini Make-Up Haul | Cheaper Alternatives

Let me start by saying I am COMPLETELY CLUELESS when it comes to make-up and how to apply it. I slap it on and hope for the best! On my wedding day 3 years ago my best friend, who is a make-up expert, did my make-up and I think that was the best I have… Continue reading Mini Make-Up Haul | Cheaper Alternatives

Core strengthening, Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Hernia Surgery, Lifestyle, Parenting, Post Surgery Health, Umbilical Hernia

Post Umbilical Hernia Surgery | 2 Weeks

Two weeks have passed since I had surgery to fix a small umbilical hernia. I am well on the road to recovery, I even managed to go to a trampoline park yesterday with my son for a play date (I had intended on missing out thinking it would be too hard work but the other parents were a… Continue reading Post Umbilical Hernia Surgery | 2 Weeks

Family life, Infertility, Lifestyle, Motivation, mummy blog, Parenting, parenting blog

Charlie’s almost TWO! | Feeling Broody

Where has the time gone, it seems like only yesterday we arrived home with our little bundle of joy, faced with the task of figuring out how he worked. In just 30 days my "baby" will be TWO! Unfortunately Daddy has to work on his actual birthday but we plan on making up for it… Continue reading Charlie’s almost TWO! | Feeling Broody

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Hernia Surgery, Lifestyle, Parenting, Post Surgery Health

Post Surgery | Bloating, Water Retention & Weight Gain

Two weeks ago I began a short weight loss phase, which included cleaning up my diet, eating below maintenance and adding in 2 short cardio sessions each week. Yesterday, 20th March 2017, I underwent surgery to fix an umbilical hernia, located just above my naval. The surgery was performed under general anaesthetic. Today is the… Continue reading Post Surgery | Bloating, Water Retention & Weight Gain

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

Role Models | Dreams

"If you can dream it, you can do it" I am guilty of letting my doubts and fears hold me back. The what ifs are at the forefront of my mind and can stop me from doing things that I want to do. Over the past year or so I have been working hard on… Continue reading Role Models | Dreams

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

Well Mummy | Summer Shredding

  Today I have launched my website http://www.wellmummy.com On the site there is information about nutrition, how to plan and schedule your workouts, finding what works for you. I have also included some posts from my Facebook page in which I suggest ways in which to save money on weekly food shops by planning your… Continue reading Well Mummy | Summer Shredding

Diet and nutrition, Fitness, Infertility, Lifestyle, Motivation, Parenting

CUP OF JO #4 Write Things Down

I've been meaning to write and publish blog #4 of this series for a while but a poorly toddler and husband who has been away meant I've had to put it off. Although it's remained on my to-do list, so it was always going to get done eventually. On the topic of "to-do lists", I… Continue reading CUP OF JO #4 Write Things Down