My first grey hair

Growing old is something that is inevitable for all of us. There’s no avoiding it. No magic clock to turn back time. There is however, an abundance of anti-wrinkle creams and hair dyes available! The day before I ran the London Marathon I was standing in the bathroom of my Premier Inn hotel room staring into the mirror when something caught my eye. At first I thought it was just the lighting, but upon closer inspection I discovered my first grey hair! A long silvery strand of hair that resembled thread you’d find me using on my sewing machine! There… [Read More]

How To Study And Raise Twins At The Same Time

Woman studying

Tips on studying and raising children simultaneously  So, you’ve got twins! Raising two children is undoubtedly a rewarding experience, but doing so at the same time certainly brings its challenges. One aspect of life that you may have assumed was out of the question, now that you’re a parent of multiples, is that of going to university. Traditionally, higher education is not particularly family-friendly, with compulsory lectures and seminars at set times, and although some institutions do offer crèche facilities, these have limited hours and can be expensive, adding to the cost of university fees. Furthermore, lecturers, support staff and… [Read More]

Plan On Returning To Work After Children? Here’s How!

Woman at desk

Returning to work after having children can be a daunting task. Whether your career break has been six months or six years, priorities can change and what may have been the perfect job pre-children may not be quite so right after. What it is you’re looking for? Whether you are considering returning to an existing role or forging a new path for yourself, it is important that you know what you are looking for in a job. It can be helpful to write out a plan. What do you want from the role? Is flexibility important? Do you want to… [Read More]

I’m an old woman!

I’m an old woman and I simply don’t care! I’m 28 years of age. This may be confusing, strange and odd, but bear with me please! It will soon make sense. I’ve never been one for clubbing, drinking  or dancing. Well, I do dance. At home with my girls, but in a club, pub or such like that’s simply not me. I like staying in. Watching TV and films. I like going for walks and drinking my tea. I like baking and cooking.  I like sticking my photos in my photo albums. I like making quilts out of my girls… [Read More]

I posted an image – What a response!

I don’t normally write blog posts late at night, but I’ve just been the victim of a targeted Twitter attack. All because I shared this image:  I shared this image because I think Rhianna looks great and also because I think the two breastfeeding mums look great.  The image to me is aiming to normalise breastfeeding in public. I didn’t for one minute think that the image was having a go at Rhianna.  From posting this image on Twitter, a lot of people decided it was ok to have a go at me.  You can read the full episode on… [Read More]