Are you a Maternal Gatekeeper?

So here’s a term I learnt recently – Maternal Gatekeeping.

This is what psychologists refer to as a ‘a mother who’s beliefs and behaviour inhibit greater father involvement in family life.’ Continue reading


Teething Matters

As mums we all know teething happens, as a new mum you don’t always know when it’s happening. My little boy, Sonny, spent months gnawing, dribbling, biting down on his fingers and generally crying (screaming) in discomfort. Continue reading

Why I ‘Comp’.

Everyone who knows me will know I love ‘comping’ which is basically someone who is addicted to entering competitions! I first got into comping when I was pregnant with my little boy and I realized I needed some help to afford all the things I needed for my soon to be arriving bundle of joy. I started to enter a few competitions here and there and I was absolutely delighted when I won a hamper containing baby-gros, socks and products worth over £100! From that day froward I was hooked! I’ve since gone on to win over £5000 worth of prizes including 4 holidays! Continue reading