“I Can’t Be Handsome, I Have Brown Skin”- My Five Year Old Son

“I can’t be handsome because I have brown skin.” As those words were repeated to me from the mouth of Liam’s head teacher at school, I wasn’t sure I heard her correctly. I couldn’t make sense of the words that were being said to me. “What?!” was the only reaction I could muster. I thought…

3 Things I Miss About Being in the Office

I have been working from a very young age, mainly in retail but my last few jobs have been in office environments and I don’t see myself returning to the world of retail. When I started my current job working for a corporate accomodation company two Februarys ago, it became the office job of my…

Pregnant During a Lockdown

What a time we’re in. When I imagined my second pregnancy, I could’ve never anticipated I’d be embarking on this journey in the middle of a global pandemic. When I first learnt of my pregnancy, COVID-19 had just made it’s mark in the UK with only a few reported cases- only 1 reported in Bristol…

Keeping the Kids Entertained During a Lockdown

It’s been 3-4 weeks since we were declared on official lockdown and the days are slowly beginning to blend into each other. Never would I have anticipated a month ago that I would end up being a stay-at-home-mum. If you find yourself at home with the kids, then this may be even more true for…