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“Do You Want Any More Kids” Is a Loaded Question Now

Mummy Confession: While I would love to think that this is a simple yes or no, ever since the eventful past months, this is now a loaded question Now, I’m not one to discuss intimate details of my marriage, especially in regards to whether we are trying for children or if they were “planned,” but I figured it is pretty relevant to my most recent adventure to discuss the potential for kids, and it seems many people are pretty interested to know whether our family will be growing in the future. It’s simply a loaded question at the moment, and Read More

How Life Has Changed Since My May-Thurner Syndrome Diagnosis

Mummy Confession: I’m not certain much is different, as life seems to have moved on. A new normal will just have to be normal for now! It’s been three months since I had a stent placed in a collapsed vein. Three months since I woke from surgery with pain registering on the scale of 9-10 and had to slowly wean off of painkillers when the pain became a bit more manageable. Three months of wearing compression stockings, taking daily blood thinners and sleeping restlessly during the night with a pillow propped between my legs. Three months where I feel so Read More

A Letter to Those I Love When I Forget: Alzheimer’s and Fear of Forgetting

Mummy Confession: I worry that someday I may forget those who I love most. I fear for the future. It’s in my genes. A family history of Alzheimer’s has been in my family’s lineage for a couple generations now, and I’m worried. I’m worried that I will forget. I’m worried that I won’t realise when I’ve forgotten. This is why I’ve written a little some of my thoughts on the matter and a message to those I love. I’m worried I’ll forget who I am, and where I’m going. I already seem to forget more than most people, and feebly Read More

What’s For Dinner? How to choose the most tricky meal of the day!

Mummy Confession: It it SO overwhelming trying to figure out what is for dinner every single night! You might have come across this page via the handy little “pick your dinner” video, so I figured I would make it easy to find those delicious recipes by listing them mostly alphabetically by recipe name for you to peruse and plan! You can find all of these great recipes (as well as soups, salads and desserts) throughout our Meal Plan Monday Posts. These recipes are from some great blogs and fellow mums. There are some pretty great finds below! If you want Read More

AfterYAY Day Sales!

AfterYay is over 🙁 this is a list from the August 2019 Afteryay Day shops. Keep an eye on these websites for future sales and subscribe to their mailing lists for updates on sales and any other news from their websites. Sign up by clicking here for updates on blog posts, news and other stuff from the blog Are you after other deals currently on? We have an ongoing list of promotions we try to keep up with here. One further tip for you- if you are planning to purchase online, be sure to click through a Cashback website if Read More