Thoughts and Opinions

Audley End Miniature Railway

I have wanted to visit Audley End Miniature Railway in FOREVER, ever since I saw some of my followers who went there for the Fairy walk which is definitely next on my list after today’s adventure! When I saw that they’d be having an Easter event where you could meet the REAL Easter Bunny (come […] Read more…

Money

I really wanted to write this post as I feel like so many women worry about becoming a single mum and having no help with money, or being loads worse off. Money is a bit of a touchy subject for some people especially when you mention to someone you’re a single mum, and you find […] Read more…

Empowered Part 2

November 2016 Walking through arrivals at Heathrow airport I looked around to see who was waiting for me after my 4am wake up call followed by 14 hours of flying home from beautiful Thailand bringing me back to a very wet and cold London. In my mind I saw him there, holding a massive bouquet […] Read more…

Keep your Head, Heels and Standards high

It’s been almost 2 years to the day since I became a single mum and in these last couple of years I’ve learnt a lot about myself. I’ve also had the chance to observe other single parents along their own journey of finding their feet and ‘coping’ on their own. Among other attributes, one thing […] Read more…

Our Hair Journey – Part 1

DISCLAIMER: Before I start I just wanted to say, the whole point of this post is not ‘how to have a mixed race baby and do their hair perfectly’ .. this is about my own journey as a ‘white woman from Essex’ raising a mixed race daughter alone and the things I have learnt along […] Read more…

The Mindset of a Single Mother

  It’s just over 4 years ago since I got those 2 pink lines on the pregnancy test I did in my bathroom one night just to ‘rule anything out’. From that moment my mindset changed as I realised I was about to be a mother but I could have never predicted where I’d be […] Read more…

Empowered

Starting this blog had me asking myself so many questions. I’ve decided to call myself the ‘empowered’ single mother but just who am I to call myself empowered? Let’s discuss what this means … Empowered is a woman who took control of her life & future Empowered is a woman who put herself and her […] Read more…

Welcome

Welcome to my blog and thank you for visiting. It’s taken me a little while to start this all up, to find which words to use, or know how to say exactly what I want to say, I’m such a perfectionist (is that a bad thing really?) I first had the idea to start a […] Read more…