The Blog, The Cast & I

I'm Mama Undone, a 30-something mum to The Spawn and we, along with The Husband, The Cat and The Kitten live in the Red Rose County.  

The Cast

The Husband (39 years)
Thing One (Male 10 years)
Thing Two (Female 8 years)
The Preschooler (Male 4 years)

Moomin The Jelly Bean (Born Aug 2014!)
Me (Female 30-something years)
The Pup (RIP)
The Cat (Female 10 years)

The Kitten (Female 1.5 years)
The Mother (& Father) - (Live half the time in Spain)
The Inlaws

I blog about life as a party of 6, parenting, mental health and life in general.  Occasionally I'll even blog about beauty products with the odd political rant.

I err on the crunchier side of parenting though I don't weave my own knickers from lentils. I parent by instinct not by books and firmly believe in babywearing, breastfeeding, co-sleeping, baby led weaning, cloth nappies, no physical discipline and we never, ever CIO/CC.

I am diagnosed with M.E, Depression and anxiety with a possible personality disorder and thus blog about life with these.

30-something . female. mother . wife . in love . breastfeeder. co-sleeper . baby wearer . british . ex-serial student. ex-civil servant. lover . oddity. 

It's becoming curiously obvious to me that i'm edging ever near the fatefull 'middle-age' when everything is supposed to be sussed. I don't think anything will ever be sussed in my life, not really. I dance between being too grown up and not grown up enough.

I'm anxious and paranoid and possibly irrational. I hardly ever pick up the phone if it rings and I hate answering the door. I very rarely say the right thing & yet i'm often right. I'm awkward and clumsy. I like to write and take pictures yet i'm not very good at either. I wish I could draw and sing. If you ask to meet me i'll probably say no and really, it's not genuinely is me. I'm incredibly lonely yet am petrified of making friends. Sometimes I seem withdrawn and cold when i'm probably just sad. I'm sad a lot.. Sometimes I talk too much and am full of good ideas and aspirations, positively aglow with creative thoughts (that i'll never achieve). I can't remember what my real hair colour is. When I grow up i want to be a writer. You may not get my humour, I'm dirty and sarcastic. Sometimes i'm too caustic for my own good. I swear too much, not as much as I used to but more then I should. I'd like to be a domestic goddess only i'm a shit housewife and a questionable cook. Lately I have an obsession with Twilight. I spend way too much time online. I haven't had a cigarette since november 2003 . I'm a recovering goth. I read alot & mostly in the bath. I used to role-play and do LRP. I think i have elf-envy. I glitter in the sunlight (then burst into flames) I love the sound and smell of rain.

I'm scared of the future and i'm probably scared of you. One day i'll do something amazing & one day i'll figure out what it is I'll do. I procrastinate a lot.


  1. It's like I'm looking in a mirror! Except for the part about kids - I just have one. Glad to have found you through the Weekend Blog Hop!

  2. Thank you do much for taking the time to visit my blog and commenting :-)

  3. I totally get this. I think I found you on a cosleeping hashtag. I am considering writing a post about it. We'll see... Nice to 'meet' you.

  4. I can totally relate to so many of the things you say, about depression, suicidal thoughts, anxiety, soft play etc. etc… like you, I love to stay at home but have managed to be lucky enough to have had and still have close friends. In other peoples eyes I probably have a life to 'envy''; what they don't see are the dark days of a chronic insomniac, struggling to 'hide' how she feels to her children and others, but like you, on a bad days sometimes I just can't wait for my natural 'death date' , however I know I will never, ever leave my children. Thanks for your honesty.

  5. Not many people actually understand me. It seems yoy do. I once made my husband and grandson stay in my bedroom and not answer our door because there where 5 people I didn't know at the door. My husband kept saying let me go see what they want. 3 of then where kids and yet I freaked out when he tried to leave the bedroom. Irrational yes but that's me. I don't socialize any longer, suffer a severe vitamin D deficiency because I never leave the house unless I absolutely have to. Thankfully I have an amazing husband or 11 years that has dealt with my drastic life change from a go getter, party hoping, life of the party nutcase to a manic depressive practical agoraphobic (sp). Raising my 21 month old grandson living downstairs from my daughter and other 2 grandkids and babysitting for them all the time. Feeling guilt because my older grandson had the fun Mimi and all though I still think they all consider me fun they only get this Mimi. Thanks for the blog

    1. Thank you for taking the time to read and comment. It's awful knowing others can relate because you know how awful it feels and wouldn't wish that on anyone yet it's also a comfort to know you're not alone.

  6. I was trying to watch the video on the onsie and couldn't open it. So I went to the full website and still couldn't. I then looked at the top of my screen and saw 'Tiaras & Prozac'. For some reason that caught my eye in a humorous manner. So I started trolling the site which landed me here.
    Boy am I glad it did. I don't think I've ever read something so real on mental health & parenting at the same time! You gotta have a lot of balls to mix the two and put it all out there. Not to mention I felt as though I was looking directly into the mirror the whole time I was reading this! I have severe anxiety, PTSD, depression and bipolar disorder.. I tend to get a bit nutty at times. You're probably thinking what everyone else does, "well that's your name!" Haha.
    Thank you so much for your honestly and I look forward to reading more on your blog!

    1. Thank you for reading an for taking the time to leave such a lovely comment :)


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