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Katie Kirby (hurrahforgin)
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Before I had kids I imagined talking to them would be one of the best things about being a parent – Oh the hours I would while away with my children laughing, answering questions and eventually putting the world to rights together – It would be the…
Before I had kids I imagined talking to them would be one of the best things about being a parent – Oh the hours I would while away with my children laughing, answering questions and eventually putting the world to rights together – It would be the very basis of the close bond we would form. When …
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It's not just you.

When you first have a baby it can be really magical. Everyone is so excited to meet them, friends and family appear with tiny little hats, meals and helpful hands… The first couple of weeks are tiring but amazing, you feel protected in your little bubble…
When you first have a baby it can be really magical. Everyone is so excited to meet them, friends and family appear with tiny little hats, meals and helpful hands… The first couple of weeks are tiring but amazing, you feel protected in your little bubble of love. But it can’t last forever… People start to disappear. It’s not …
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The Shitty Guilt Fairy

Not everybody knows this but when you give birth to your first child you also give birth to a little fairy. She’s kind of like Tinkerbell but WAY uglier and a total bitch. Instead of carrying a wand she carries around a shovel of shit which she cracks…
Not everybody knows this but when you give birth to your first child you also give birth to a little fairy. She’s kind of like Tinkerbell but WAY uglier and a total bitch. Instead of carrying a wand she carries around a shovel of shit which she cracks into your skull whenever she feels like …
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Happy three my guy! I write this drinking wine to toast the eve of your birth (or just because actually I like wine and drink it most nights) surveying the mountain of plastic crap I am putting off wrapping. You need none of it but you’ll love all of it –…
Happy three my guy! I write this drinking wine to toast the eve of your birth (or just because actually I like wine and drink it most nights) surveying the mountain of plastic crap I am putting off wrapping. You need none of it but you’ll love all of it – and we really, really need …
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We saw the light in the parenting tunnel!

Something weird happened the other day. It was my turn for a lie in (which basically involves hiding in bed and dicking about on my phone without judgement) and it was uncharacteristically peaceful. More often that not lie ins are peppered with shouting,…
Something weird happened the other day. It was my turn for a lie in (which basically involves hiding in bed and dicking about on my phone without judgement) and it was uncharacteristically peaceful. More often that not lie ins are peppered with shouting, crying, squawking and children running in and out of the bedroom to jump …
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The Perfect Christmas Day Timeline

5.05am – Get woken up by exuberant excitable children. Unfortunately it is not possible to adopt the usual technique of putting cartoons on and ignoring them for a bit because goddam Christmas guilt suggests you should be willing participants in stocking…
5.05am – Get woken up by exuberant excitable children. Unfortunately it is not possible to adopt the usual technique of putting cartoons on and ignoring them for a bit because goddam Christmas guilt suggests you should be willing participants in stocking opening. Try and resist puking in own mouth due to the tired. 6.15am – Stuff face …
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* Please note that ALL characters and events in this story are completely fictional and any similarities to real life is COMPLETELY coincidental * So…THE MUMS NIGHT OUT! You know the one right? The one it’s taken 2.5 years to organise because someone…
*** Please note that ALL characters and events in this story are completely fictional and any similarities to real life is COMPLETELY coincidental *** So…THE MUMS NIGHT OUT! You know the one right? The one it’s taken 2.5 years to organise because someone has always been pregnant or breastfeeding. Well tonight’s the night and EVERYONE …
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On the day that you turn 6

You are 6 years old today. On a Saturday no less, what a treat! You’ve been looking forward to this day for so, so long. The curse of the summer born is being the last of all of your friends to have a birthday; I know there will be a little stab of…
You are 6 years old today. On a Saturday no less, what a treat! You’ve been looking forward to this day for so, so long. The curse of the summer born is being the last of all of your friends to have a birthday; I know there will be a little stab of disappointment when you start back …
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17 Things I have Learnt About Camping With Kids

1. It will take you approximately 5 hours to pack your car for a two day trip and you will have had 37 different arguments before even leaving the house. 2. When you arrive at the camp site you will feel optimistic, capable and ready to face anything –…
1. It will take you approximately 5 hours to pack your car for a two day trip and you will have had 37 different arguments before even leaving the house. 2. When you arrive at the camp site you will feel optimistic, capable and ready to face anything – just like Bear Grylls! 3. You …
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Don't worry I'm not dead!

I’ve been a bit quiet on here of late eh? After being inundated* with concerned messages as to where I was I thought I’d better set the record straight, I can’t bear to think of people lying awake at night fretting about me (* I had about 3 messages you…
I’ve been a bit quiet on here of late eh? After being inundated* with concerned messages as to where I was I thought I’d better set the record straight, I can’t bear to think of people lying awake at night fretting about me (* I had about 3 messages you heartless bitches! ) Anyway the news is …
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So f*cking what If I dress like a mum?!

I keep seeing these sort of articles pop up every now and again – ‘Do you dress like a mum?’ or ‘How to avoid dressing like a mum!’ I took a quiz recently in a magazine to help determine if you dress like a mum and I passed… I was with my sister at the…
I keep seeing these sort of articles pop up every now and again – ‘Do you dress like a mum?’ or ‘How to avoid dressing like a mum!’ I took a quiz recently in a magazine to help determine if you dress like a mum and I passed… I was with my sister at the time, …
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The Night-Time Bed Invader

People always have a lot of sympathy for new mums don’t they? It makes sense – they’re knackered because they’ve been up in the night feeding, changing nappies or trying to coax a windy baby back to sleep. We reassure new mums that it will get better and…
People always have a lot of sympathy for new mums don’t they? It makes sense – they’re knackered because they’ve been up in the night feeding, changing nappies or trying to coax a windy baby back to sleep. We reassure new mums that it will get better and it often does, at least in the short …
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Freelance digital marketeer and mum to two 'lively' boys. I like cheese and brushing my teeth.
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I also like gin.
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I was a finalist in 'Miss Palace Pier' when i was 9. I didn't win.
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