I have had a good week on the healthy eating front. The things I have found helpful are as follows ... 1. Peer support from blogger and twitter folks especially the #mumentum women 2. My love for smoked salmon as you can have lots for very few calories 3. Weightwatchers products including their
My mum was a communicator. You knew where you were with her. That could be a good or bad thing. If she was in good humour, she would have you hysterical giggling as she pushed the boundaries with ribald humour. If she was not in a
Happily joining in Ella from Notes from Home's Friday Club where this week's topic is clutter. I honestly believe that a house with clutter is a house with soul. Let me see. There are my bookshelves with hundreds of books on them. They make me laugh and cry. They
Isn't it lovely to see Reasons To Be Cheerful back on the Mummy from the Heart blog? I know all the hostesses did a wonderful job over the Summer with the notable exception of yours truly who cocked it up bigstyle but it is good to see it returning home after
The Gallery theme this week is Home. I have lived in many places. By the age of one, I had lived in four places including a convent. Perhaps there is traveller in my soul as at last count, I have resided in 34 homes including on the road in
As I am fully committed to shifting the extra pounds (hey, who am I kidding? That would be stones and stones) I decided to invest in a brand new pair of weighing scales. I made an event out of it taking the whole family off to Tesco to
How to be a happy mum is a question that torments many of us at various points of the parenting journey. Last week, I started a new blog hop/meme/linky, call it what you will, concerned with helping Mums to have a bit of a personal revival and get their groove back.
Joining in with one of my very favourite blog hops where we bloggers celebrate our bargain finds. I went to the charity shop with my Dad during the week. He likes to get books there with their buy two, get one free offer. He is retired and gets through
I am joining in with Mumentum run by the wonderful New Mum Online blog. What is it all about? It is about mums supporting each other as they try to tackle mummy tummies. I am reporting a weight loss slow down. It was an odd week because after
Joining in with my very favourite blog hop of the week and thinking positive after quite a stressful little occurence in Tesco earlier this evening. Will be the subject of a blog and rant later my dears. This post is about being chirpy. 1. We went to Blackpool illuminations.
Does blogging help you feel less alone and isolated? In my series of interviews with bloggers, I look at the different motivations for blogging and how blogging can help women. Today, Chantelle from Mama Mummy Mum ls us how blogging can help you feel less alone. Why did you start to blog? I
It is Freshers' Week so it made me think about my first week at university and the things I did during Freshers Week. 1. I cried when my parents left me there. 2. I bumped into a girl literally as we both tried to get to the loss. She is my
So what bargains have I to celebrate this week? I had a very strange experience last week when I visited a charity shop and bought absolutely nothing. This may be a first. There was the odd thing I fancied but I was put off by a rather officious male member of
Dear Joan - Thank you for your calm voice and advising me not to scream. Thank you for treating myself, my husband and our new baby as individuals with our own specific needs. Thanks for talking in a down-to-earth and humorous way before during and after my son's
Do you want to know how to lose half a stone in a week? I jumped on the weighing scales before the children got up and the school run chaos commenced. I have lost, wait for it girls, ta ta ta, half a stone in a week!!! I was expecting a pound if