Author: tovaleigh1

Things That Are Not My Job As A Parent

As parents we have all sorts of jobs. From provider, driver, cook, tooth fairy, ‘kissy monster’ to nappy changer. nose wiper and maybe even ‘friend’ – we do it all with a smile of our face (and a glass of wine in our hand). Well, here are a few things that are NOT our job as parents and I say this will all the love in the world…...

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Why Having A Sense of Humor is Essential When You Are A Parent 

I don’t know about you, but when I first became a mom, I found myself crying A LOT. It was a combination of hormones, lack of sleep and that overwhelming feeling of ‘I have no idea what the hell I’m doing’ that made it close to impossible to find anything about the whole situation funny. It’s taken me over five years to realize that parenting is bloody hilarious and that laughing about those things that would normally either drive me crazy or devastate me, is far better than stressing over them. I will immediately clarify – no, I do...

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Before and After Marriage

I have no idea why everyone always says people change after they get married. I know I haven’t changed. I’m still interested in the things my husband likes, I still make an effort and I am still super understanding of his imperfections…...

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

I used to be married to someone else. It’s not something many people know about me. Not because I hide it, just because it was a long time ago and my life today is completely different to what it was like when I was married to someone else. We were together for nearly nine years, two of them as a married couple, and I think that for at least four years out of the nine, I knew the relationship was “wrong” for me. It doesn’t really matter why it was wrong. It just was. Like many other “wrong” relationships are,...

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Being Honest With Our Kids

As parents we obviously see our kids are brilliant and super great at everything they do and we like telling them that, but if we are being REALLY honest, let’s face it – they’re not THAT brilliant! I am not suggesting putting your kids down, but let’s not praise them when it’s not really due. Here is a list of a few things I am done saying to my...

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