Party Time!

It was my birthday this past weekend. Woohoo. Party time! Not exactly! I HATE my birthday. I’m not sure why I dislike it so much, only that I feel uneasy about the whole thing. Once upon a time I saw my birthday as a celebration […]

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Books and Ducks

It was about midday on Saturday when we decided we wanted to get out of the house and do something instead of staying in all day. It was too late to go further afield so we decided to stay local, though we didn’t know what to […]

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Gratitude Post #2 – Thank You February

At the start of the year I decided I would write a monthly series of gratitude posts, the first one being ‘Thank You January’. These posts will serve as a reminder of all the fun things I have done during the month, and they may even cheer me […]

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Stress Reliever – Music

Anybody want to hazard a guess as to why my blog is called Stressy Mama? Danielle (the sister), you are not allowed to answer because I am sure I wouldn’t appreciate your response! I can almost hear your sarcasm as I type this! My blog […]

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Sleep Deprived Mama vs Insomniac Toddler

I need my sleep. Not as much as I used to, but I still need to sleep. If I could have a solid four hours in a row I would be quite happy. Still tired, but able to function. My daughter never sleeps, therefore I never sleep. […]

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Valentine’s Day Crafts

When I asked my fiancé Chris what gifts he wanted me to buy him for Valentine’s Day he said he didn’t want anything. I questioned his reason and he said, “I don’t need you to buy me something, I prefer it when you and Molly […]

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bakerdays 5″ Letterbox Gift Cake Review

When the lovely people at bakerdays asked me to review one of their 5” Letterbox Gift Cakes I didn’t hesitate with my response because, well, its cake. How could I say no to cake? Especially as Valentine’s Day is almost upon us and a personalised cake […]

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Gratitude Post #1 – Thank you January

I had quite a few ups and downs in 2016 and the year ended with me having surgical treatment for endometriosis. Not wanting to dwell on the previous year, I was determined to have a positive start to 2017 but things weren’t quite going to plan… […]

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Who Needs Sleep Anyway?

Ever since she was born, Molly has been a terrible sleeper. She was born by emergency caesarean section so I had to spend a couple of days in the hospital afterwards. I remember being on the postnatal ward with three other woman; their babies were […]

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Two mamas, two toddlers, and a weekend away…

Two mamas, two toddlers, and a weekend away…what could go wrong? Last weekend my sister and I took our little girls to the Isle of Man for a short break. We have family who live on the island so we have been holidaying there since […]

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