Because not every day is picture perfect…

I discovered the amazing mummy community on Instagram when Rory was a few months old, and it genuinely has got me through some of the toughest moments of motherhood so far! I have ‘met’ some amazing mummies who have offered me advice, picked me up and made me feel better just by being there! For … More Because not every day is picture perfect…

Looking Back

This morning, Facebook and Timehop told me it was a year ago today that I announced our pregnancy. Obviously lots of people already knew, but up until then I just hadn’t felt ready to share the news on social media. I’m glad now that I eventually did as this gem appearing at the top of … More Looking Back

Being Mummy

When you become a mum for the first time, you are thrown in to this completely strange and unknown world. All the way through pregnancy you are blasted with information and prepared for labour, but once baby is born it’s up to you to make your own journey as a mum. Apart from the occasional … More Being Mummy

Books, books, books

My name is Laura and I am addicted to buying books! I can’t help it I just love books! Now I’m not just saying I like buying and enjoying the occasional book, I’m talking a slightly unnatural obsession. However not just any books, my biggest love is children’s books. As a primary school teacher, I … More Books, books, books

Autism Awareness

Last night I was sat watching ‘The A Word’ on BBC1 and it got me thinking about autism awareness. As a teacher I have got to know a few children at varying points of the autistic spectrum, all of them have been amazing children who have struggled with different aspects of life. I have always … More Autism Awareness

No longer a Chicken

The title of this post might be a little misleading – it actually has nothing to do with chickens! However it is to do with me being incredibly proud of myself for not chickening out. Today there was an Instagram mummy meet up in Birmingham, approximately 15 mummies headed to central Birmingham to meet in … More No longer a Chicken