#100ActiveDays – Day 33

Again this is actually yesterday..... I am going to put my normal day as it was stupidly active and I have actually woken up with aching muscles this morning.  I did not sit down ALL DAY! Started by getting up at 6am - yes 6! - with the kids, decorating cakes, tidying, looking after them, getting [...]

#100ActiveDays – Day 5

I have had a lovely active afternoon today.  A long walk around the park and then lots of playing kick-about with the children (more tiring than I would have suspected) including even more walking to get there and home. It's not always easy to stay active when you have children, but it's obviously good for them [...]

This Too Shall Pass

I am having a tough day.  I have hay-fever so bad it is making my head foggy and I am struggling to write this post as just looking down is making my nose run.  My kids are doing everything they know they shouldn't and completely ignoring me when I try to retain some semblance of [...]

Thoughts on mother’s day- just because I am a not a mum…

With Mother’s Day approaching tomorrow I thought I would reblog this fantastic post. I hope you find it as insightful as I did.
With love xx

Gladstone Bag

 

So how are the cats June, have you decided to add to your litter?

 It was this seemingly innocuous question by a lovely mother of twins, at a recent birthday party for a friend’s little girl that stopped me in my tracks. I suddenly realized that not being a mother immediately made me a crazy cat lady in her mind.

Did all other women see me like this?

It also drove home the point that because I wasn’t a mother the only other thing women who are lucky enough to be mothers, could think to ask me about, was cats.

Don’t get me wrong as everyone who knows me will tell you I adore our cats. In fact I love all animals. I also love my wonderful siblings, my gorgeous nieces and nephews, my very handsome husband, my dad, and I miss my lovely mum every day.

I love…

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