Suffering with PTSD…..

This morning was tough…. Shamaya walked into my room whilst I was asleep and I felt a presence over me….. I opened my eyes and there was this dark figure in front of me…..I couldn’t control it and I screamed…… I scared her….. But most of all I scared myself….. This morning was tough…… -L…

My heart lays with you

I have this overwhelming love for my children, this feeling of warmth and joy. Amzah said, “Mummy I love you and I will never ever let you go” Usually I’m fighting for affection but ever since we got back from Thailand it’s like I’ve reconnected with them without even noticing that there was a prior…

Top Tips For Travelling Solo With kids

It’s no secret, I’ve been a single mum for years now, I’ve spent more time as a single mum then I have being in a relationship. So as you do….. I decided to take my kids to the other side of the world alone to Thailand. Now I’m not going to pretend as though I…

How to Knock-Out Postnatal Depression (Repost)

Postnatal depression is overlooked and it’s a thing that needs to be spoken on more. Mum’s need to be understood by their family and friends when they express that they’re feeling depressed. I can relate so well to you if this is something you’re dealing with right now. Because I’m fighting postnatal depression.  “Yes, I have…

Solo Mum in Thailand- Day 4

So technically it’s day 6 but as 2 days were spent travelling here it’s Day 4 for us. The Cost of Living So one of the reasons I chose Thailand was because I heard that food is cheap and a little can go a long way. Now this is true, for one person travelling but…

Bully My Daughter!…..I Think NOT!

Disclaimer: This post is deadly serious I apologise for the swearing, and the anger in this but The Devil is trying me today! Let me start from the beginning…….My daughter joined a 1 week summer workshop where the children learn instruments or if they are already trained then learn songs to create a big show…

School Holiday Drama (week 1)

So last week was a challenge, finding childcare was way harder then It should have been to allow me to go to work. Over quite a few years now I’ve received a lot of help and support from my mum to help look after the kids, firstly Shamaya, then Amzah, then Mini Muffin.. As each…

Don’t Suffer in Silence! #Breastfeeding

Please don’t suffer in pain! I’ve touched on my breastfeeding journey before but my gosh it was tough! I was told I’d get use to it and things would get better……I mean eventually it did but gosh I suffered and wanted to give up early on. Don’t be like me and many other mums, don’t…

10 Things That Make Me An Amazing Mother

Hey! So I thought I’d switch it up a bit and write about why I think I’m pretty great at Motherhood. Sometimes, I get so consumed in what I’m not doing as a mother that I forget to give myself props for what I actually do get right. So here I go…. 10 things that…

My Untold story of Postnatal Depression

It’s funny, but at the time I don’t think I realised I was even depressed, I was certainly “something” but depression probably wasn’t what I would of called it. I watched the movie Tully yesterday and I’ll be honest, memories that I buried deep started to re-surface. Memories of my old home, my past relationship…