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Different social media icons to illustrate social media blackout - facebook, pinterest, youtube, twitter, instagram, google plus, rss feeds

Why The Temporary Social Media Blackout and Announcement?

I’ve noticed a growing trend in people giving up* social media for a short period of time, like a month or so, usually because it’s time-consuming and they’re neglecting the real world. To top things off, many make an announcement before their temporary exit leading to lots...

Weekly meal plan and shopping list from The Growing Mum

Weekly Meal Plan Featuring Fish – Week 8

I am not entirely sure why this week’s plan has a fish-theme! I have allowed one last pancake indulgence for now even though I was meant to steer clear of it. What’s on the menu? What are you cooking this week? If you are looking for inspiration,...

Child going down a slide wearing a tartan little lamb cloth nappy

Why I Started Using Cloth Nappies

Before nappies came up in the “which essential baby items do we need” conversation, the husband and I had both independently assumed that we’d be using cloth nappies. After the initial research, it turns out things have moved on quite significantly from the nappies in the days...

Weekly meal plan and shopping list from The Growing Mum

Meal Plan, Shopping List and Evenings Out – Week 7

Pancake day was earlier on this week but we postponed our indulgence to this weekend. That will require a special shopping trip as we have lots of friends coming round for the occasion. I am hoping to try out a few pancake recipes from around the world too...

Pancakes From Around the World and My Favourite Toppings - The Growing Mum

Pancakes From Around the World and My Favourite Toppings

I absolutely love Pancakes and I eat them all year round. So you can imagine my amazement when I found out that the in-laws tend to eat them around Pancake Day only and with just lemon and sugar! Nigerian Pancakes I remember my mum making pancakes when I...

Husband and wife holding hands at their wedding

Do I Show More Affection To My Child Than My Husband?

I recently met up with my husband for lunch and as we parted ways, we exchanged a quick goodbye peck. That’s when I realised that I definitely show more affection to my 17-month old than to my husband. Not consciously I might add, but it’s seems to...

Music Monday Musings - Talking about the different songs I like and why

The Reason Why I Sing – Music Monday Musings #3

Music has always been the most effective way of letting my emotions out, besides screaming or posting lyrics snippets on Facebook back in the cringey days of youth (*hangs head in shame*). Also the latter is probably not in line with Paul’s encouragement to: Speak to one...