As we draw closer to the end of the year and Christmas is almost upon us I have been thinking about the gift of giving. We’re always told that we should give thanks for what we have and I totally agree. I am 100% grateful for my child and my life but it hasn’t stopped me from thinking about all the extra gifts babies give which I am maybe less grateful for.
Christmas can be an expensive time of year and if you’re like me it’s also the time of year when the universe decides to shit on you and give you all your bills at once! But I have realised that Christmas decorating doesn’t have to be an expensive affair.
Lately I have been thinking a lot about the phrase “do what you love” and it got me thinking about the bigger picture of what do I want for my life?
When I first started this blog it was a chance for me to conquer my fears and do something for myself aside from being a mum. I’ve always had the ambition to write but never quite had the courage to express myself in such a public forum. I’ve realised that I love the freedom writing gives me, it’s not only an outlet but people seem to enjoy it which makes me so happy. But then there’s the voice in my head that says “but you love being a mum as well?”
By far being a mother is one of the hardest things I have ever done. Today as I write this my head is heavy and I feel like the bags under my eyes are half way down my face. I know I’m exhausted and I feel like I haven’t slept in years. There are times when I think that I can’t do this. I often wonder how single mothers cope alone and I admit I have a huge amount of respect for them, they deserve a medal!
I seem to have a penchant for attracting crazy people. I don’t know what it is about me but I must have an invisible sign on me that says if you are mentally ill, opinionated and narrow-minded or generally bat shit crazy please come and talk to me. This has gotten worse since having a … Read more
For such a long time I’ve wanted to write but I’ve always put it off because I didn’t feel I had anything interesting or important to say. I realize that all my life I’ve been afraid to put myself out there encase I fail, i worry that I’m not experienced enough or funny enough or … Read more