Pride & Parenting: My first month as a ‘Stay at home Mum’ 

According to my good friend Cath Kidston, who felt the need to email me with an announcement this morning, it is pay day today. Except there is no ‘pay day’ for me anymore. It’s been just over a month since I became a ‘stay at home Mum’ and as that reality has started to sink…

Jog on.

“Run?! Me?! Ha! Only if I’m being chased…” I have often joked it would take an angry bear/scary clown/Mulberry outlet sale to get me running and to be totally honest until a couple of weeks ago I fully believed that. I am a pretty lazy, food-loving, sofa-slouching Mother of two – BUT I recently discovered…

Thinking sunny thoughts ☀️

Aaaaah British Summer time. It’s on it’s way, folks. I can feel it. Hell, I can almost SMELL it. Birds singing, bees buzzing, sun shining. Pre-children I loved the sunny season (mostly due to the pull of the local beer garden), but post-children I think I possibly love it even more, and here’s why… #1…

The Rose Rules: Edition 2 

#1 If you don’t like someone’s name, change it Andrua has way more flair and is definitely more unique than ‘Andrea’. Sorry, Andrea.     #2 Only share when it suits you Ensure to always test food off Mummy and Daddy’s plates. Always eat food off younger sibling’s high chair tray. Never, ever, under any circumstances,…

The Rose Rules: Edition 1

#1 Always look your best There are no such things as ‘fancy clothes’ or ‘party dresses’. Always wear the most sparkly, most beautiful, most glittery clothes you can find. If you can’t “spin in it” it’s no good.     #2 If you aren’t sure, ask a question Ask questions about everything you see. Repeatedly, even…