Author: mummytrials

Shopping Haul

Toddler Shopping Haul

Shopping… I hate going shopping when it’s for clothes for myself but when it’s clothes shopping for Sophia, I love it! I usually leave wishing I could get some of her outfits in my size and have serious wardrobe envy. I am positive that other parents have experienced what I have nicknamed the “mumdrobe”. The …

Toddler Obsessions

Toddler obsessions, They are a funny thing. One thing I learnt quite quickly when I became a mum was how quickly a child can become obsessed with something and how quickly toddler obsessions can drive a parent up the wall!  These little people can become die hard fans of cartoons in a split second, walk …

8 things I took for granted before I became a mum

Becoming a mum is the best thing that has ever happened to me. I would not change being a mother for anything in the world! I remember when I was pregnant laying in bed and something clicked, Yes becoming a mum would bring a wide range of challenges and changes and turn my world upside …

Toilet Training

potty training guide

It’s happening! Sophia is toilet training! Sophia has used the toilet on and off for a while now but as some of you may know we see a speech and language therapist so it’s been a struggle for her to communicate when she needed to use either the potty or the toilet. I will do …

Gift Guide – Fathers Day

gift guide - fathers day

Fathers Day is not that far away, taking place on the 18th June it’s a chance to spoil our dads, show them how much we love them and to do something special for┬áthe men in our lives. In true dad fashion usually when we ask what they would like for Fathers Day they tell us …

Trip To Collieston Beach

Aberdeenshire beaches

It’s rare that we get a beautiful day in Scotland so when we do I like to take full advantage of them! I’ve been stuck in all day trying to get our home a bit neater because I am sick and tired of all the clutter aka Sophia’s toy stash taking over every single room …

Lets Get Physical – Plus Size

plus size gym clothing

Sports wear can be daunting no matter what size of clothes you wear, One thing I have struggled with being a size 20/22 is finding nice clothing for when I fancy working up a sweat. I want items that are practical, I want the benefits that larger sports brands offer in terms of keeping moisture …

Whats on – June

whats on in Aberdeen

June!!! Bloody June! I can’t believe it’s so close to June already. Hopefully this means nicer weather for us Aberdonians, disposable bbq’s will sell out, the burger section in supermarkets will be empty, our children will be begging us to dig out the paddling pools and Aberdeen stores will notice an increase in the sales …

The beginning

I did it, I did the thing that most larger people hate to do. I decided to weigh myself. This was no straight forward task. After I had Sophia in 2013 I was super motivated to loose the baby weight and the rest, I did extremely well and lost around 60lbs, I was working out …

10 ways to get more me time

I decided that now would be the best time to bring up personal space and me time. I’ve been ill for a few days, had workmen in at my house doing bits and bobs and just as I thought I would get a chance to rest Sophia is ill. Now when I say Sophia is …