Author: mummytrials

November Update

James Owen

Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. I wanted to do a quick November update so here I am! We seem to have been super busy since August, Life has been so hectic and I am just ready for some chill time. I returned to work after a year off in August which has …

Trick or Treat

Halloween 2017

Halloween is almost upon us! I absolutely love this time of year and have always been slightly obsessed with Halloween. I love the costumes, carving pumpkins, decorating the house and having fun playing Halloween themed games. I really think recently the stores in the UK have upped their game when it comes to Halloween, Gone …

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! ┬áThese 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 …

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 …