Before becoming a parent, ultimately you only have yourself to please. You eat when you’re hungry, you drink when you’re thirsty, you sleep when you’re tired, you go on holiday to luxurious places, you play loud music at any time of day (or night), you can hide away in grumpy days, you can arrange big […]
About Becci Nicholls
Becci Nicholls is a 32 year old writer based in the UK. She has been married for over ten years to husband Peter, and they have two young boys aged 6 & 4.
This site is an open invitation into her life, her journey through motherhood, her battle with mental health issues, and her journey through caring for children with special needs.
If you're looking for honesty and somewhere you can come to feel supported and a little less alone in life then you're in the right place.
Entries by Becci Nicholls
A few months ago I took the plunge into seeking medical help for my depression and anxiety, I had reached rock bottom and needed a helping hand, or ten. After trying to get well on my own for over 22 years I realised it was the end of the line and was make or break, […]
Is there anything more annoying than loud, unruly children in a restaurant when you are trying to enjoy a nice quiet meal? Why do their parents even take them out knowing how loud and disruptive they will be?! Just don’t take your kids out in public. It’s much easier for everybody concerned isn’t it? Stay […]
I am an only child. I’ve never experienced sibling love or rivalry. I didn’t have to share my loved ones or my toys. I didn’t wear hand-me-down clothing, and I didn’t have to share my room. I don’t know what it’s like to have a sibling, or what the ‘normal’ is in regards to your […]
To the Mother trying to do everything… You cannot do everything, so choose wisely what you do. Trying to do everything leaves you feeling like a failure, because it is physically impossible to do it all, and do it all well. I know there is always something that needs doing, always a place to be, […]
This weekend we were extremely honoured to be invited to visit the National Sea Life Centre Birmingham to explore their Ancient Oceans event. We love the Sea Life Centre, and it never ceases to amaze us, so with the added lure of Dinosaur Detection it was a great day out. The Ancient Oceans event is running […]
I have not really written in quite a while. I was in two minds whether to write this post or wait until I felt better, but I’m going to write it anyway. I think, as my readers, you appreciate the honesty whether it makes you laugh or makes you cry, and I cannot be anything […]
Dear Me, Myself, & I I am writing this letter to myself, to me, to you, in the hopes that you will read it on the day when depression rears its ugly head. When depression strikes and covers you in a black fog your brain has a funny way of forgetting everything you know, so […]
My boys love watching Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, and I must admit I am a little partial to it myself too. I love Nanny Plum! We have a few Ben and Holly figurines and playsets so we were thrilled to be sent the Ben and Holly Elf Tree Playset recently to review. The Ben […]
We are big fans of Peppa Pig in this house, we have lots of figurines, and playsets so my boys were very excited to be sent the Peppa Pig Weebles Pull-Along Wobbily Train to test out! The Peppa Pig Weebles Pull-Along Wobbily Train was a big hit with my boys who are aged 3 and 4. […]