Month: December 2016

The Unmumsy Mum – read when lying down ;)

Today turned into one of ‘those days’. I woke up in a brilliant mood. My sister, Kirstie, and her family had stayed with us for a couple of days and we just had the best time. They were going home probably around lunchtime and I was…

Not a Danny La Rue

When Kirst stayed recently, we ventured over to Mothercare for what was officially my first baby shopping outing. I have to say, I was in no way prepared for what awaited. How in the actual fuck does such a tiny human need so much stuff? The…

At the heart of it all…

Today was our second midwife appt, which I wasn’t overly excited about, if I’m honest. The first involved an hour-long session where my deepest darkest medical secrets were revealed, as well as various tests for all manner of diseases. I think one of the first things…

How not to be a crap parent?

  So Eamo and I had words this evening about methods of parenting. We both agree that discipline and having firm boundaries with our kids is really important. But tonight we disagreed on certain aspects of this and it lead to frustrations on both our parts. I know,…

Mum’s the word

It’s Christmas. And today, of all day’s, I had the realisation that I’m going to be a mum. 18 weeks in today so I’m a little slow on the uptake, it would seem. Honestly though, I’m not actually thick as fuck. Promise. I’ve been concentrating so…

Was it planned…?

That’s a question I’ve been asked a lot since people have found out I’m pregnant. And it’s a weird one. Natural, but weird. Possible responses that crossed my mind, just to see how people reacted were: ‘No, this is a huge accident, WHAT THE FUCK DO I…

The big apple

So Eamo and I have just returned from a four-day break in New York. This was my second visit, Eamo’s first. I went 10 years ago, to the year, and bloody hell, I’d forgotten just how crazy it is. But… What. a. trip. I went a…