A nod to the 90s! (#AD)

A record, a cassette tape and the Spice Girls

A decade to remember Being born in 1980, the 1990s hold a lot of memories for me as I went through all of the transitions of growing up. I left a small village primary school and went to a much larger high school in a nearby town. I moved in with my Great Nana who was an absolute superstar and I said a sad goodbye to the same beautiful Great Nana who unfortunately passed away two years later. It was[Read more]

New year, big changes!

Clocks in amongst autumn leaves and a circle made of four arrows to signify changes

Hello and welcome to the relaunch of my blog! Happy new year to you all! Firstly, let me apologise for not posting for so long! Unfortunately trying to keep up with the blog while working full time at my social work placement and studying for my social work degree was just too much. Changes! This brings me to the big changes! I have quit my social work degree! Now many people will think that I am silly as I was only[Read more]

Year one – semester one – an update.

I have now finished my first semester at uni and have ten days off before it’s time to go back and start semester two. It has been a manic few months but I did it all, just hope I pass! I was not sure if I should post about this as I am not sure how interesting people will find it, but then my blog has always been about my efforts to improve my life for myself and my family and this[Read more]

Word of the week – Exciting!

Well, what a difference a week makes! This week has been a very exciting week for us all. First we had Lauren’s prom which was lovely and so exciting for Lauren as it was something that she had been looking forward to for such a long time.  Then there was Faiths meet the teacher afternoon where she got to meet her new teacher for year two and then I got to go in and put a face to the name.[Read more]

The prompt – life without TV?

The Prompt for this week from the lovely Sara over at Mumturnedmom is a topic and it is: TV: could you live without it? Yes I could! I must admit that I would rather not live without TV as sometimes it is just nice to chill out and indulge in some me time watching some of my favourite TV shows but if I had to live without it, I could.  My hubby and kids however, would be mortified if they could not[Read more]

Word of the week – frustrating!

This week has been a frustrating week which has been well, frustrating! I have been having problems with my uni application which I did mention on a previous post and I am currently waiting for responses from various people and until I get those responses there is literally nothing that I can do, which I find extremely frustrating as I am a very proactive type of person and I am also very impatient and knowing there are deadlines looming for applications and financing decisions etc it[Read more]

The prompt – Do you take risks?

The Prompt from the lovely Sara from Mumturnedmom for this week is a quote and it is: Why not go out on a limb? That’s where the fruit is.  Mark Twain This is a quote that I can really relate to as to me this quote is about the benefit of taking risks. Now I’m not going to pretend that I am a massive risk taker, taking risks on a daily basis, as I am a parent and with that comes the[Read more]