Army wife, Cycling widow, Mama

A Poem For My First Born

I wrote this just a few days after Sebastien was born, (all the way back in 2014!) when filled with the overwhelming emotion that motherhood brings, and also recovering from a C section  FOR SEBASTIEN Bleary eyed Mum, with her... Continue Reading →


Au revoir fellow wife

Being a military wife means having an ever changing village. Here is my goodbye to the friends moving on.

The 05:00am fight 

A few nights after hubby is home, baby decides on a 05am wake up call.

An ode to your first Birthday 

The sleepless nights, the explosive poo. An ode to Vivienne's first year Earth side.

Dearest Mama To Be 

Another pregnancy announcement from a dear friend, and a text of "tell me everything you know" has inspired me to write this.  I'm by no means an expert, as I'm only 2.5 years in to this parenting malarkey myself, but... Continue Reading →

Leibster Award

Squeee! An award! Little ol me has been nominated for the Liebster award by the beautiful Maria over at  Mummytologan Now I'm very new to this, so let’s crack on with the rules… Thank the person who nominated you –... Continue Reading →

Spéculos Sponge (take 1) 

I've said it before and I'll say it again. I'm not great at cakes. Often I will say the toddler helped if only to disguise my train wreck of a sponge.  However. I do enjoy baking and I do it... Continue Reading →

My Desert Island Discs 

Richard over at Amused and Bemused nominated me to do a post on desert island discs. You can see his list here  This isn't my "normal" blog style and I know my last few posts have all been lists of some... Continue Reading →

10 reasons I’m #Rockingmotherhood

Motherhood can be hard. But it doesn't have to be lonely. If you need a friend, I'm there. Often with bonus cake that the toddler and I have thrown together. I also have a handy sleeve for those snotty tears when you're having a really bad day.

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