Toddlers. That is all.

Currently, the multi wake ups during the night and 4-5am early rises and are leaving me drained. Beyond drained. Toddler rage has taken over my house, and I have become a slave to the half metre man. If this is what zombies look like in real life, then I have become one. Today as I sport a nicely […]

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Oh, hey… Just quickly..

I want to say thank you. Thank you for being here, standing with me in this journey. Thank you for understanding that you and I are in this together. Thank you for sharing your fears, your woes, your appreciation, your love. If I could cuddle you right now, I would, but since I can’t physically […]

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Eyes tell a story

These eyes are tired. These eyes have been open since 5am Thursday and it’s now 6pm Friday. These eyes are hurting, heavy and desperate. These eyes have been through so much over the last few years, and it’s all started leaking out in the past few weeks. These eyes are mourning a marriage, a friend, […]

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A shadow of my former self

You notice I’ve changed. Or maybe you haven’t, but because I have changed things seem different. You are different to me. I am different to you. Things are just… different. I am a shadow of my former self. I know that when you went away I had to alter my confidence. I needed to become […]

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Eye Fake It

Love them or hate them, they’re becoming one of the best things I’ve ever treated myself too. I always used to wear mascara. It was my only mandatory beauty requirement. I’ve never been one of those makeup people, no matter how much I tried. Those gorgeous winged eyes, always bright lips, perfectly contoured cheeks – […]

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The Real Mama

Oh hello! Welcome to This Real Mama. This is my zone, my place, my spot within the verbal diarrhoea of the worldwide web, to spill the overflowing mess that is slopping around in my head. This Real Mama, is just that – a real mama. I have things that impact me,  like they impact you as a parent. […]

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