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What Makes a Parent?

There is a really easy answer to this question…and the answer is Love. Love makes a parent, not blood or biology. Children, like my own daughter, are incredibly lucky because they do not just have the unbreakable love of their blood relatives and parents but also that of another family. A family that has been blended into their lives through …

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I’ve Failed My Daughter

I’ve already said I’m a selfish parent so why not go into the reasons why I’ve already failed my daughter. Or at least over the six years I’ve been a parent the times in which I have felt like a complete failure of a mother. I know in my head that I haven’t really failed her because she’s here, happy, …

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Is it just my child?

Lately I’ve been noticing my little mini me’s emotions quite a bit and I can’t help but wonder is it just my child that does this? That behaves like this? That completely over reacts like this? And out strikes the mum guilt again making me feel like I’m doing a right shoddy job at this parenting gig. Evie is exactly …

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Slipping Through My Fingers – Week One

Welcome to the first ever Slipping Through My Fingers! This is a Parenting Blog linky run by Happy Mummy, Double The Monkey Business & Candyfloss & Dreams. The linky was inspired by the Abba Song ‘Slipping Through My Fingers’. I defy any parent to listen to the words of that song without welling up a little. It is so true. …

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A Catch Up With Evie – November

I am so thrilled to be co-hosting the fabulous monthly Linky ‘Slipping Through My Fingers’ with Happy Mummy Blogs and Double the Monkey Business. The linky is a great way to celebrate all the lovely steps, development and milestones of our little ones and taking time to get a photo together. I thought for the first post I would tell …