I love the idea of not looking like a complete slob when travelling. Our first family holiday to Malta last year brought some challenges and on leaving the plane I probably looked like the exact person I love to hate. Shame on me. Learn from my experiences. 1. Do not wear brand new shoes So… Continue reading 4 things NOT to do when travelling with a baby.
Again, its been a while - but I'm back and feeling very creative again. My inspiration to write comes from reading: reading books, articles, blogs and anything I can get my hands on. Recently I haven't really had much time to read for leisure, but i did read something a few weeks ago and it… Continue reading Payday Wish List – Sept ’17
Can I just say I found this beautiful image here. The photographer shares images from a trip to Kenya & Tanzania Anyhoo, another week, another list. I've missed a fair few of these - but have been making physical notes in my notebook. Just because its a lot quicker and its nice to pick up a… Continue reading Week 29: List your childhood & current dream jobs
Soooo.... If you read my May Goals, you'll see that I was supposed to have booked our family holiday in May. Its July and I have only just managed to pluck up the courage and commit to an airline & hotel. Every time it came to pressing BOOK, I'd get bouts of anxiety and close… Continue reading Booking a holiday with babies: What to think about
Another week, another list! Last week, I was asked to list what makes me laugh. This week the project asks me to list my quirks. When I first read this prompt, I thought I knew what quirks were, and my mind went wild with things that I thought were my quirks. It was all a… Continue reading Week 24: My quirks
Its been a while since I've posted. I've just been super busy with life, work and summer socialising. But I'm back!!! While I was away, I randomly came across The 52 Lists Project while reading a blog post. I can't for the life of me remember whose blog it was, but I'm grateful that I… Continue reading Week 23: What makes me laugh
People with Goals succeed because they know where they are going Happy June all! Hope May was good to you. We are already month 6 of 2017. I'm not really sure how to write this post, to stop it from being unnecessarily long. I want to tell you about the month I had as well… Continue reading Monthly Missions: June ’17
The internet is awash with lists of things that you must have in your hospital bag. The list is endless and then at the end, it always says - pack light. PACK LIGHT? Despite reading multiple times to travel light, I had 2 cabin sized cases, one for me and one for baby. Lucky I… Continue reading Hospital bag: 5 things no-one tells you to pack
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Warning: This is a rant and a List - Multitasking at its finest I'd say We Londoners are known to always be in a rush. Even if we have nowhere to go, we seem to be going there at 100 miles per hour. Want to know who rushes more than the… Continue reading Top 5 things that frustrate me on my journey home
Things change. With age, lifestyle, marital status and parenthood. The amount of 'disposable' time I have has changed, so I’m going to cancel my gym membership. This in itself is pretty sad, because when I leave the gym I feel like Beyoncé. Not the one that is currently heavily pregnant with twins, but the one… Continue reading Things Change: Cancelling my gym membership
52 weeks of not going in to work is over. 52 weeks of not having to sprint for the 7.37am train is over. 52 weeks of spending my every waking moment with my little prince is over. 52 weeks of tending to his every need on demand is actually over. Maternity leave is done. On… Continue reading Its over.
So, it's 00.09, meaning we are 5 days into May and I haven't set my usual monthly goals. Quick side note: There is definitely a trend building up, I seem to write very late at night. This post here proves it. Anyway, back to the goals. This month is different because I'm sharing my goals… Continue reading Monthly mission: May ’17
Things change. With age, lifestyle, marital status and parenthood. So, I woke up on Monday morning, as you do, walked slowly and bleary eyed to the bathroom and got a thankfully, blurry glimpse of myself in the mirror. Oh..... My....... Gosh! What has happened to me? Let me take you back a few years so you… Continue reading Things change: My choice of nightwear
So, it's National Infertility Awareness Week in the U.S. I don't live in the U.S... But infertility is an international problem, so I'm jumping on the bandwagon, from the perspective of a Nigerian. I know many Nigerian women who are battling primary or secondary infertility. Some (not all) of these women are ridiculed by outsiders, and… Continue reading Dear Aunty on National Infertility Awareness Week
Welcome to my first post, again! So I lost my first post. I've got the WP app on two devices and I managed to delete a draft, that wasn't actually a draft, but the published post.... Or something around those lines. But basically I can't find it. So this is my introduction all over again.… Continue reading Hello…. Take #2
What day is it today? I ask myself this question about twice a week, usually around 6 in the morning just after my alarm scares me out of sleep. Its Sunday today and I'm running through a mental list of things I need to get done for this week Although not clinically diagnosed, I'm a… Continue reading Mrs, Mum & Member of staff: How I get through the week!
Post trigger: My parents are moving house and so I spent yesterday going through some of my old stuff. I came across many many many old pictures of myself. Progress is impossible without change & those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything The last 16 months (plus 9 months pregnancy) have been life… Continue reading Things Change: Resetting my comfort zone
Yesterday I left work, as you do and headed to pick up my son via the same stressful journey over London Bridge. I've talked about the journey home here. When I finally got to the nursery, Baby Bee stumbled over blocks (and other children) to get to me as I waited for him just by… Continue reading Our First Nursery Birthday Invite