Chronicles of a Messy Mum; The Road to Nandos Part Two.

Part One of this story can be found here ‘It’s closed’ my husband says as he tries the door. My brain immediately goes into panic mode; no, no, no, no, I have been waiting too long for this. I was about to descend into my own emotional meltdown and stamp my little feet when my…

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…

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….

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…

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…

Offensive fashion; Has Burberry crossed the line?

Burberry fashion faux pas Designer brand Burberry landed themselves in hot water this week with a fashion faux pas of epic proportion. The fashion house Burberry was established by Thomas Burberry in 1856 as an outdoor wear company supplying its famous Gabardine fabric which was waterproof and breathable. The classic Burberry check pattern has been…

Mental Health Crisis: A Bad Day In January

Something different If you read my post The End of Mrs T, you will know I have been reassessing my blog. I have decided to only blog when I feel passionate to write something. I love that other people read my blog and I am grateful. However, it was created as a therapy for me;…

The End of Mrs T? What 2018 Has Taught Me.

A change of mindset This year has seen a change in attitude. I feel like I have become more relaxed about things. This does not mean I do not get stressed as I did previously, but rather I am able to recognise that I cannot control everything. I have come to accept that I cannot…

Why is self love so hard?

Why is self-love so hard? Self-love and positivity in yourself is a hot topic at present. With people promoting equality for all genders, races and beliefs you would think we would be more accepting of ourselves. Why do we find it so hard to love ourselves? This is a question that has plagued me for…