Chronicals Of A Messy Mum; Playcentre Madness

Why do I subject myself to this torture? As I attempt to get myself and my two children ready I wonder who thought soft play centres were a good idea; it wasn’t a parent, that’s for sure. Perhaps play centres were invented as a form of psychological torture for adults. It lures you in with…

Marvel; My Long Love Affair With Superheroes.

End of an Era I watched Avengers: Endgame yesterday and it blew my mind. The three-hour epic had been hotly anticipated as the final chapter of a ten-year odyssey through the marvel universe. For me, it has been roughly thirty years in the making. I sat in the sold-out Saturday afternoon full of anticipation. I…

Chronicles of a Messy Mum; Tidy Bedrooms

‘Tidy your bedroom’ I bellow to my six-year-old. I know shouting is not the best solution when you need your child to tidy the dump that is their bedroom. However, politely asking three times was futile; the stern ‘I’m not messing’ tone was also fruitless, so shouting my head off was needed. This is revenge….

Blogging Tools I Couldn’t Live Without

Every blogger was a newbie once Like a baby learning to walk, a blogger was not instantly blessed with knowledge. They all started from nothing. As with anything in life, knowledge and skills must be acquired first in order to be proficient at something. This opinion is perhaps influenced by my career as a teacher…

My Self Belief Journey

My self-belief journey I have always struggled with maintaining belief in myself and my abilities. Ever since I was young I believed what other people told me about myself; I was stupid, a weirdo, not normal. I retreated into myself through fear of ridicule, I was classed as shy, aloof or on some occasions a…

Technology Exceeding Humanity: Has Technology Ruined Us?

Technology is a love/hate business Technology, love it or hate it, it’s advancing. We are in an age where most things can be achieved by technology or can be made more convenient through the use of it. As a species, the human race has always strived to achieve; seek new possibilities and solve problems. The…

Beauty, Fashion & Lifestyle; Mrs T’s Spring Picks

Spring picks Again, it is my favourite time of year. If I could live my life in just one season, Spring would be it. There are many reasons for this; it signifies new beginnings and the idea of a fresh start, the sun shines more but the weather is still cool enough to function and…

Changed Forever: 10 Hilarious Signs Of Being A Parent.

Ten tell-tale signs that you are a parent Although each parent’s experience raising their children can vary dramatically; some patterns immerge. These are the patterns that help to make the parenting community one of the strongest communities on the internet. The solidarity that is shown in social media parenting groups and the parenting blogger community…

Female Superheroes; My Reaction to the Captain Marvel Trolls.

I am a Marvel Geek and proud I have always had an interest in superheroes. Being an only child in a small, dreary town and being told that ‘you are not normal’ made me feel invisible. Therefore I retreated into the world of fantasy to feed my imagination; as the real world was not nice…