Being a 'Step-Mum' in a world of 'Real Mums'
Bringing a child into my life didn't just impact me - it impacted my whole family. I have a pretty close knit family - I lived with my parents when I started dating my other half and have a close relationship with my two young cousins (then 2 and 4) and auntie and uncle who … Continue reading Whose family are we?
Helen, Hel, Helen Belen, Hells Bells, Mummy, Mama, MamaBear, Stepmummy, Mama Helen..., the list of names the little monster calls me is a very long one. I remember, around a year or so ago, the first stage of the monster calling me 'Mummy', honestly I was pretty horrified and extremely uncomfortable with just the concept … Continue reading What’s in a name?
How my partner and I learned to become parents to my Stepson together.
How my life changed from living at home to living with and loving two monsters.
Here is a birthday cake I made last month for the little monsters 3rd birthday. All in all I think was about 10 hours work but that did include baking 3 cakes! Monster is gluten and dairy free so this was made with a gluten free flour blend and vitalite spread which can make for … Continue reading Dinosaur birthday cake