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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
We all are aware of the controversial series, 13 Reasons Why, with Season One being about the suicide of Hannah Baker and Season Two, continuing the storyline with the discussion of rape culture among high school sports teams and how white, privileged males can seem to get away with breaking the law with no more
-> Continue reading 13 Reasons Why Season Three – Have I Missed Something?
As you know it’s been a hectic year. Starting the new year off with no kitchen after our kitchen fire, it took a while to get that sorted. Then life threw a curveball and we realised that with the extra work that The Motherhood and Games Life is generating, we needed to have a proper
-> Continue reading While I am here… – An update and whats coming soon
I am currently sat in a hospital bed, I have been here for five days so far and it looks like I will be here for at least five more. It would be very easy for me to throw a pity party for myself, complain about how depressing it is to be here, away from
-> Continue reading Its not all bad – turning the negative to positive
A year ago I had grasped single life by both hands and I was owning it. I had resorted to the fact I was most likely going to be in the single dating pool for a while, I mean, who wants a plus size, single mum, crazy cat lady, who can’t eat most food because
-> Continue reading To the man I thought I would never meet
Fancy winning yourself a free mascara? One of the things I always carry with me is a good mascara, a quick flick over your lashes and it can make a huge difference, from looking like you have had no coffee, to five in a matter of seconds! Beauty bloggers and YouTubers are going crazy for
-> Continue reading Life is short, but your lashes shouldn’t be – Give Away with Wow Free Stuff
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.