I have a very dysfunctional relationship with my Dad or Charlie as I’ve always called him. My Mum and Dad separated when I was about a year old, no one knows why they separated that will always be between them but from the outside looking in it ended on not the best of terms. I… Read More Having an estranged relationship with a parent.
A year ago while I was busy growing Hugo in my tummy, running around after Finley and in between school runs I started my blog. My little space on the Internet to share my thoughts and honest updates on my journey through parenthood, life experiences and lessons. My reason for starting my blog was simple.… Read More The Mother Hen blog is 1!
Hi everyone! So we are now into January and this January it’s Veganuary. What on earth is Veganuary? I hear you ask. Veganuary is a campaign, encouraging people to try a vegan diet for the month of January. If you are trying out Veganuary let me know how you are finding it I would love… Read More Veganuary FAQ’s about going Vegan Part 1
I’m writing this on New Years Eve and I honestly can’t believe how quickly this year has went by! 2017 has been such a busy year filled with wonderful, happy moments and lots of changes to our family. So I thought I would round up some of my favourite memories from the year gone by.… Read More 2017, you were AMAZING!
Forget Kirstie’s handmade Christmas, welcome to Kathryn’s handmade Christmas. This year I have decided to get my creative cap on and hand make Christmas gifts for friends and family. I’m a stay at home Mum, I’m not earning a wage and Christmas time can be extremely expensive especially now that we have three kids to… Read More Kathryn’s Handmade Christmas
This meal is a big hit in our house! I came across this recipe on The Good Food app (brilliant app BTW, highly recommend it has loads of amazing recipes) and I gave it a few personal tweaks. We all love it. Finley always asks for “more please” and usually eats two large plates so… Read More Our Vegetarian Family Dinner Tonight – Lentil Spag Bol
Hey everyone! Hope everything is going good with you all. I promised on my last post I would keep a food diary of my first days into my vegan lifestyle, I was going to do a week long food diary. However I figured that would be too long for a blog post and after three… Read More Three days Vegan- Food Diary
Hey everyone! I thought I would do a little update for you all, chatting about the fact I’m going Vegan! Most people have looked at me in horror when I said that, mainly asking “What on earth are you going to eat?!” It’s a good question because animal products are in a lot of food… Read More Lifestyle Change- I’m going Vegan.
Ahhhh September you have been wonderful. I always look at September as a fresh start. I think it’s with schools starting again and routine going back into place after summer. I also love the change in weather the cooler air and the leaves changing colour. I feel ready to pack away summer clothes and bring… Read More My Favourite Five- September
I haven’t been able to blog in what seems like ages! It hasn’t been that long… I think my last post was about a month ago. Finding the time to blog the past few weeks has been tricky. When I don’t get the chance to blog I start to feel a bit down in the… Read More The Stength of a Mother