Honest Mum and kids

Feeling Like a Good Mum

When I think back to having my first baby, Oliver, now 7, in January 2010 I mostly remember feeling utterly petrified.
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Maybe Baby Number 3?

Those who follow this blog, might know that the last 12 months have not been the easiest for my family and I.
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Why Having Kids Doesn’t Change Your Personality

Close mates of mine are considering trying for bambinos soon and they've been asking me questions, a lot of questions, so this post is for them, and for you, if you're worried that having babies might take over your brain and warp who you are.
Honest Mum and son

Moving Back Down South

So BIG ANNOUNCEMENT klaxon: we're moving back down South in the summer, to Windsor most likely, or close by in the outskirts of London.
Honest Mum Blogiversary Cake

Why I Blog ( A Post to Celebrate my Site’s 6th Birthday)

The title of this blog post might sound a little silly as what follows is an answer to a question not usually, if ever come to think of it, is asked of me (no doubt because I'm pretty well known for my deep, unwavering love of blogging and vlogging) yet it's one I want to document, for me as much as for you.
Honest Mum and family on holiday

Having Kids Made Me Worry More

I'm admittedly a born worrier which to my surprise seems to be shock other people as several, particularly recently have remarked how chilled, upbeat and positive I am. Glass half full kind of person. Which I am. Yes I am. Bar PMT week but I as with most people are a complex being. You can be the life and soul and still worry incessantly.
crying child

Being Honest: Parenting Can Be Tough

Over the last few weeks, several women have asked me what it's like to have kids- and I feel I have a duty to them- and to you guys- to be honest that while raising kids can be blooming life-affirming and wondrous, it can also be incredibly tough: mentally and physically.
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Brilliant Blog Posts 15th October 2015

When I first launched this blog 5 years ago, I did so to regain my voice after a traumatic birth. I only recently found the strength to blog about it HERE.