Privilege 

Today we took the girls out past their bedtime.  Not for very long but it was clear that they were tired. We sat in a coffee shop and they gradually grew more sleepy.  I could see Margot was getting a bit cross so I took her from Josh so he could talk. She gave me … More Privilege 

Being mum: newborn 

I have decided to start a new series on my blog called “being mum” which is going to be about my take on motherhood at each different stage of the girls’ lives. I guess they will be quite small age gaps as the girls are young and changing so much but eventually will become yearly!  … More Being mum: newborn 

Mum guilt is real

Whilst I was pregnant I was reading a few blogs by mums and heard about this concept called “mum guilt”. It essentially meant when you’re a mum and you feel guilty because you don’t feel like your child is getting the best. It can be if you buy something for yourself and you feel guilty … More Mum guilt is real

The new normal

My babies are now 6 and a half weeks old and let me tell you it’s been a pretty manic 6 and a half weeks. It started off with the 4 of us being stuck in doors with me recovering from my surgery. I could barely get off the sofa let alone venture out of … More The new normal

The home stretch

Yesterday I turned 28 weeks pregnant, which means I am now in my third and final trimester! Since I am having twins, my labour will be induced if it hasn’t happened naturally by 37-38 weeks. That means that I have only got around 9 weeks left, if that until the babies come! Although I’m excited … More The home stretch