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My name’s Kate. Over six years ago I became a mummy. My life massively changed! I left my career, fell madly in love and started the biggest learning curve of my life.
 
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Tag Archives: Parenting

Mon 18 May 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Able, Ask, Children, Concerns, Confidence, Easy, Give, God, Honest, Joy, Love, Overwhelmed, Parenting, Pray, Trying, Wisdom

What I Wish I Knew Then

I'll never forget that first time we brought our son home from hospital when he was just two days old. To be honest we probably left prematurely. I felt sick and in pain the whole journey home and yet I sat in the backseat of our little car just to keep a close eye on my beautiful boy, to check he was still breathing. I'd been around children for years, so felt like motherhood would be easy, but ...


Mon 30 March 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Challenged, Character, Children, Give, Incredible, Joy, Love, Parenting, Value

Do you know what I love about you?

I'm sure most parents would agree that expressing how much we love our children is of utmost importance. Letting them know that we value them and love them undoubtedly gives them a huge sense of identity. But the question perhaps isn't so much do they know they are loved, but more do they know why they are loved.


Mon 09 March 2015
Filed Under: Wellbeing
Tags: Able, Children, Enjoy, Incredible, Love, Parenting, Work

Happy

This week I'm taking part in a blog hop where myself and other bloggers get to share 10 random facts about ourselves that you may not know.  It's a been great getting to know other bloggers and reading their incredible posts so please join me in checking theirs out.


Mon 16 February 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Able, Achieve, Believe, Bible, Children, Early, Enjoy, Give, God, Incredible, Love, Parenting, Pray, Trying, Wisdom, Work

Enjoying my role

After recently sharing another bloggers post on a similar subject line which received mixed feedback, I decided to write my own post on this topic.


Mon 09 February 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Able, Children, Desperate, Fear, Give, Honest, Parenting

Mistakes can be good!

Have you ever felt like you've made a massive mistake? Have you ended up feeling guilty and wishing you could go back and do things differently? Mistakes can make us feel awful, but they don't have to. Here's why mistakes in parenting can actually be a good thing!


Mon 26 January 2015
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Able, Achieve, Challenged, Children, Easy, Honest, Natural, Parenting, Trying

What are you judging?

Isn't it so easy to judge other mums? Doesn't it sometimes seem so natural to look at how they do it, and compare. To make some sort of estimation of their parenting in a moment of observation. But don't we all hate being on the receiving end of this?


Mon 24 November 2014
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Children, Desperate, Fear, Give, God, Love, Parenting, Work

New Mummy

When I look back on those first few weeks or months of motherhood, there are a few things I wish someone had told me. So in case you haven't heard it before, or really need to hear it now, I'll say it for you.


Mon 13 October 2014
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Ask, Bible, Children, Father, Fear, Give, God, Honest, Incredible, Love, Parenting, Pray, Wisdom

Jump For Joy

When I had my son, it was incredible. Nothing can prepare you for just how much you will love this little bundle of joy. But there was something else I hadn't prepared for. Something I hadn't been expecting. FEAR.


Tue 07 October 2014
Filed Under: Motherhood
Tags: Children, Early, Easy, Give, Honest, Love, Parenting, Season, Women, Work

Contented Mummy?

I want to tell any mothers-to-be reading this one piece of advice, which had I known would have saved me a lot of false expectations that came crashing down after I had my boy. You don't have to love every single part of motherhood to be a great mum, and what's more, you certainly won't love every part!


Mon 14 July 2014
Filed Under: Faith
Tags: Ask, Believe, Guess, Honest, Jesus, Love, Parenting, Pray, Relationship, Wisdom, Work

Prayer Hands

Jesus. I’m intrigued how many people click on this post! Will the title draw you in, intrigue you, or put you off reading? I guess I’ll see the answer when I see the number of readers! But one thing I know to be true, how ever many posts about parenting I have done so far, and how ever many I will do, it doesn’t matter whether they are about breastfeeding, bottle feeding, weaning, potty training, ...


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