Trying to get a work life balance, my favourite few hours

Trying to get a great work life balance … Trying to get a work life balance is something I think about often and don’t ever feel that I get it that right. I love my job, I’m ambitious and want to continue to build my career. It’s also an important lesson for my daughter to know that mommy goes to work so that we can have a nice life and enjoy holidays. I want to show her that those that put the effort in and try hard do reap the benefits. However, being a mom is something I feel so…

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It’s ok not to be ok… Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Mental Health Awareness Week Most of the time I’m hoping my blog will be light hearted however I’ve seen lots of posts about Mental Health Awareness Week and felt it was time to be open about my own experiences. On reflection now looking back there was definitely a period of time after Mini was born that I wasn’t in a healthy place. It wasn’t straight away as I was in the mum bubble and loving being a new mummy. For me my issues hit when she was around a year old. I felt so much pressure to be an amazing…

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London with Children: Bank Holiday Adventures

London with Children Earlier in the year I was emailed about the Travelodge sale which included London so decided to book up so that we could use our Merlin passes on the London attractions. This year we’ve had lots of adventures using the passes, we’ve visited Chessington World of Adventures and made use of them on holiday in Weymouth. The thought of visiting London with Children can seem daunting however there are so many exciting things to see and explore, lots of them are free too! We stayed in the Travelodge Euston which was a bargain £45 for a family…

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A (not so) idyllic walk in the Leasowes Woods…

Exploring Leasowes Woods Today we’ve been to a Christening for a friends little one, Mr Mack was #thegodfather! Unfortunately as Mini Mack has chicken pox she had a play date with nanny and grandad, she wasn’t very happy with us and thought she was missing out. We didn’t stay too long and thought we’d make it up to her with a trip Leasowes, our local park and explore in the woods. It was a beautiful day and we thought it would be nice to get some fresh air as she’s had to stay cooped up for most of the week.…

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