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Every year it becomes increasingly more difficult to find something personal, affordable and unique to give little ones as gifts. This year however, there is an option that will make little ones smile with glee and excitement, especially if they love books! It’s Your Story is a fantastic website that allows you to create a
-> Continue reading Product Review – It’s Your Story, Personalised Story Book
The age old game of Top Trumps is quite synonymous with Christmas and being the perfect stocking filler for kids and grown ups alike. However, younger children have missed out on this great traditions because the game is just too advanced for them. Not any more! Top Trumps Juniors has come to the recuse, providing
-> Continue reading Product Review – Top Trumps Juniors
Do you have tattoos? I have 29 and will be getting my 30th on Saturday! I adore them, but to me they are more than just pictures on my skin, they are deeply personal. Each and every one of my pieces have a personal meaning, they may be a memory, part of my personality, represent
-> Continue reading Tattoos, Writing and History. What more could a girl want?
Today I watched Nanny McPhee with Doodle. She absolutely loved it and sat there watching in amazement at this woman who was full of magic and able to fix a world of wrongs. At the end, you know where the wedding is taking place and he almost marries the evil woman, but then Nanny McPhee
-> Continue reading A World of Fairytales
You know when you become a parent and straight away people start telling you how wonderful them being babies are and how you need to cherish every moment, because they grow up fast and when they hit two their whole personality changes? Yeah, that piece of information is kind of important and you should listen.
-> Continue reading I Want Your Eyes
All good things grow and change over time, (insert rude joke here…) and here at The Motherhood, we make no exception to the rule. We are developing and growing and are all rather excited by the changes. You may have seen recently the name Vickytoria pop up here and there. This is a new venture
-> Continue reading Ch, ch, ch, changes! – New developments
I found this post in my drafts folder, I am not sure why I did not post it at the time. This is an account of what happened in January 2018 and why it is important to not second guess yourself if you need medical attention. I am publishing it now as I am working
-> Continue reading IBD, the NHS and me – my story of how I need to second guess if I need medical help
The NHS has announced plans recently to offer gaming addiction services to 13 to 21 year olds who might be addicted to games such as Fortnite, Call of Duty and Candy Crush. I was asked to be on Sky News to discuss this but I was dropped as I could not make it to London
-> Continue reading My thoughts on the NHS opening gaming addiction centers for teens
Are you someone who loves the start of autumn? I know I am. The season brings with it so many changes and an abundance of fruit and veg perfect for making warming stews, soups and puddings. We start talking about the festive season, with Halloween, Bonfire Night and Christmas creeping ever closer. For me it’s
-> Continue reading Do seasonal changes effect your mood?
I am a weekly online shopper, for myself, Gavin, Nathan and our horde of cats, I am normally spending between £70 to £120, sometimes up to £175 when stocking up on store cupboard items. We eat well, we have around five scratch cooked meals every week, with the odd pizza or easy oven meal thrown
-> Continue reading Can you ditch the weekly supermarket trip and feed the family for less? PART 1
Who is in The Motherhood Family
We are a mixed bunch, but work well together and have plenty of fun
Mum to Nathan, 13, writer, cake baker, cat lover, and former tea room owner, now runs The Motherhood. Interests include music, driving, travel, crafts, geeky stuff and sleeping. Avid tea and coffee drinker. Likes giraffes and hates rope bridges and bananas.
Former magazine owner who has rubbed shoulders with many a star, now is writing for The Motherhood about being a first time parent, juggling studying art, writing and toddler wrangling. Loves board games and rum, dislikes snowflake culture online.
If its technology related, then Gavin will know about it. PC gamer, YouTube watcher, and boyfriend to Vicky. Loves anything geeky related, Milky Way Crispy Rolls, Hardstyle music and long lie ins. Dislikes Logan Paul, with a passion.