Christmas Cliches I Actually Enjoy

Oh, the most wonderful time of the year! Much like other seasons, with Christmas, comes a host of traditions and features that simply make the season what it is. Along with the traditions come the clichés and we may not want to admit it but we all find ourselves indulging in one or the other….

“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…