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The only way out is through

“The only way out is through”! This is what my friend Amy told me when I asked her how she stayed sane through her complete home rebuild. And you know what, she’s 110% right; you can’t back out once you’ve Read more…


Home renovations survival guide

Let’s start off by me telling you the honest truth about home renovations while pregnant. It’s not fun! I don’t recommend it! It’s really disruptive and it’s messy, and noisy, and dusty and generally a bad idea! Today is day Read more…


My anxieties

I decided not to take the clomid again. I’m waiting for an appointment confirmation with my psychologist. My mental health & wellbeing is more important and this whole situation is driving me dilly. But I’ve got real concerns about having Read more…


I want a job

I left formal employment in Feb 2013. I got engaged in the June or July and married in March 2014. When I returned from our honeymoon I set up & started working on Southey Travel whilst at the same time Read more…


Letter to my son

A letter to¬† my son, Tristan. My dearest first born, Tristan! There is so much I want to tell you but that’s why I started this blog. I hope one day you will sit down and read all the entries Read more…


Intentional living challenge

Where do I start? Just over a week ago Carly from Mom of Two Little Girls shared an intentionally living challenge on Instagram and challenged us, her followers, to participate. It was a 7 day challenge with a theme for Read more…


Assumption is the mother of all f-ups!

I have a perception, whether it’s self induced or via society, that I don’t fit into the life I lead. My son is at a private school, we drive a big 4×4, live on a private residential estate and I’m Read more…


Our (current) routine

So when Tristan was small (like up until age 1) I was strict with regards to his daily routine and although I am now certainly way more flexible about it than I was then, I am still kinda strict about Read more…