Posts by KatieP

IS BLOGGING BECOMING ALL A BIT TOO SERIOUS?

WHEN I first started this very blog back in 2012, I had no idea where it would take me. If indeed anywhere! I had no objectives or game plans, no goals to meet or things I ‘had to do’, just a real urge to write honestly about what it feels like – from my perspective- to be a woman in this world.

REVIEW: THE WITCH THAT COULDN’T DANCE

LIKE so many of you, Elsie and I have been doing all manner of Halloween things this week for half term. On Monday we went pumpkin picking for the first time (which was more fun than I expected!) yesterday we did plenty of Halloween drawings and on Tuesday we made a trip to our local arty place, the Barnsley Civic to see the perfect Halloween performance, The Witch That Couldn’t

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27 WEEKS! (AND COUNTING)

UNBELIEVABLY I am now 27 weeks pregnant, which as my phone baby app told me the other day, now also means I am ‘officially in my third trimester’. Wow. I’ve said it a few times but it’s true, this pregnancy is going by so quickly and I’m becoming well aware that before I know it (all being well) my baby boy will be here.

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOU FEEL LIKE YOU’RE DROWNING (IN LIFE STUFF)

I’M sometimes amazed that we are not called jugglers instead of humans. As juggling is what us humans do, have to do, and lots of it.

GETTING A BETTER NIGHTS SLEEP – YOU BETTER BE ‘EVE’ IT!

HANDS up who could do with more sleep? Or at the least, better quality sleep? Yep my hands would have been up like a flash too a couple of months ago.

A BOOK UPDATE ( & A SNEAK PEEK AT THE COVER!)

JOHN Lennon once said, “life is what happens to you when you’re busy making other plans.” And let’s face it, the guy has a point.

CAN WE PLEASE STOP TELLING PREGNANT WOMEN “EVERYTHING WILL BE FINE”

I’M currently 25 weeks pregnant and I’ve lost track already of the amount of times I’ve been told by people “everything will be fine.” In early pregnancy, when we chose to share our news with immediate family, I was told by one person “everything will be fine!”

DINING IN WITH EVERDINE

WE all know how it is. You’ve had a long day. The kids are playing up. The fridge is empty and you’re wondering what on earth you and you partner are gonna have for tea that evening, especially as you just can’t be bothered cooking. At times like this, it’s usually one of three options.

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