• DixysBits,  Mum stuff

    “Does it get boring?”

    My dad dropped by the other day. We were in the living room, the little one playing on the floor, me on the floor playing with him and my dad on the sofa. After a few minutes of observing us, my dad asked, “sometimes, do you find this all a bit boring?” I instantly felt a little embarrassed, did my facial expression or tone of voice suggest that?! I hesitated slightly when responding. I felt like I should say, “no way, I love it!” but I then I just said what my face was saying for me, “sometimes it can be a bit, numbing”.  And that’s the honest truth. I…

  • DixysBits,  Fitness,  Mum stuff

    Finding Fitness

    Firstly, let me make some things very clear about myself: I have no fitness qualifications and everything that I am sharing it just my journey I do not have a flat tummy and I have never seen an ab on my body, ever I do not have an athletic build with muscles popping out, in fact I have a part time muffin top which likes to come out and party sometimes I eat everything and do not have a restricted diet I have had two kids, both of which were massive (8.8lbs and 9.5lbs respectively) and my body shows the excess skin, the body changes and stretch marks that come…

  • Beauty,  DixysBits

    Face: School Run Ready!

    I am a self-confessed makeup addict and I have tonnes of stuff, but in reality my routine needs to be snappy and ain’t nobody got time for fourteen layers when the school run awaits. I have always had dark circles, I remember being asked by a girl in a Science lesson in Year 9 why I had bruises under my eyes, I didn’t know either. Turns out they are just genetic dark circles which are in a monogamous relationship with me. This coupled with two years of really poor sleep (the little one is a terrible sleeper and despite trying every possible sleep training method, he doesn’t give a shit),…