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The MerryBeans

I like to overshare things about my life so setting up my own blog seemed the next logical step.

28.09.18 – Will I ever grow up?

DISCLAIMER: I have drunk (lots of) wine. I never struggle to think of what to blog about, if anything I very often stop myself writing about stuff because I appreciate not everyone is an open book. Some people in my... Continue Reading →

11.09.18 – If you had a magic wand?

Every single day my beans blow my mind. They’re so happy with their life, so content in knowing how much they’re loved and how important they are. I don’t want them to ever lose that feeling. Since me and the... Continue Reading →

26.08.18 – being kinder to ourselves

Earlier this year I had a couple of sessions with a shrink. She was lovely, kind, fierce and made perfect sense. But I'm a stubborn fuck and I didn't have enough time with her for me to take onboard what... Continue Reading →

11.08.18 – Counting my blessings

Soooo....I've not blogged in ages because it turns out this "doing it on your own" shit can be pretty time demanding. For example, I should probably be sleeping now, rather than eating hummus and Doritos for my dinner and writing... Continue Reading →

02.06.18 – when you try and try, but you’re still massive as fuck.

Today I had such a lush day with my little beans. We went to the "nail shop" in the morning for mummy to get her nails done (I was feeling a bit shit and thought "fuck it. I'm gonna spend... Continue Reading →

16.05.18 – I’m gonna throw in the towel and live on a riverboat

Yep, that's today's mood (and yesterday's actually). Had a tough night with the beans last night. When I put them to bed they decided their backs hurt so I kissed them better, then I hear four little feet and sounds... Continue Reading →

03.05.18 – #MaternalMentalHealthAwarenessWeek my story

As this week marks maternal mental health awareness week, I thought I’d share my own story. For those of you who know me or have read my previous posts, you’ll know my beans were born at 26 weeks – exactly... Continue Reading →

01.05.18 – Being true to myself

I'm quickly learning more and more that I'm a total people pleaser. I'll order a pizza to share even though I don't really like pizza, I'll not tell a person how I'm feeling in case it's not what they want... Continue Reading →

18.04.18 – Doing our best

To that parent that is giving their toddler a McDonald's for their tea, I know you’re doing your best. Your child may not have eaten anything in three days and you’ve thrown too many casseroles, pasta dishes and vegetable bakes... Continue Reading →

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