Before I had Aria I had an idea of what I was going to be like as a mum. I was gonna be one of those DIY mums that did loads of fun sensory activities, made the most of maternity leave and went to LOADS of toddler groups. Well, the reality couldn’t be further from […]Read More Motherhood: expectations vs reality
When I started this blog it was a small project to help me with my UCAS application. At the time I had just finished my application and had applied to all of the universities I wanted to go to (even though I didn’t actually want to go to university!) I had applied to do broadcast […]Read More My Blogging Reality
Okay, get the ‘oldies’ jokes out the way now people… We have just become National Trust Members! Recently my best friend Kate and her husband, Josh, became National Trust members and that was where the seed was planted. I love keeping up to date with what my bestie is doing (she lives in Cornwall, so […]Read More We’ve become National Trust members!
Today is my 25th birthday. A quarter of a century! It only feels like 5 minutes ago I was celebrating my 21st birthday, and even when I turned 21 I still felt like I was 18! I don’t know why, but 25 still seems like a milestone birthday, maybe it’s because I am now in […]Read More Today I am 25!
I’m here again. I’m unmotivated. For the past few months I haven’t touched my blog or my Youtube channel. I go through phases of loving it and wanting to put out loads of content, and expressing my thoughts and feelings, but at this current moment in time I just can’t be bothered. I am a […]Read More Stuck in a rut.
A tribute to my wonderful Grandad who’s life we celebrated today. Whose beard is that? Why don’t you know? Its owner is quite happy though. Jokes and laughter, tricks and fun Sometimes for the bus he’d run! Whose beard is that? Why don’t you know? He makes all children’s faces glow With jibes to Grandma, […]Read More Whose beard is that?
Having a baby changes your life. You know this throughout pregnancy, you know to expect it to be hard at times, you mentally prepare yourself in those 9 months. You mentally prepare yourself for the labour and birth. You think about how you will cope with the pain. You know that it’s going to change […]Read More The mental side of motherhood
So it’s been quite a while since I’ve written a blog post, but for once it’s not because I’ve forgotten this existed. It’s because I have either had no time or no motivation. Since December I’ve gone back to work part time. It’s still a work in progress trying to juggle the whole working Mum […]Read More Juggling the load.
“Oh my God, it’s the ring of Fireeeeee!”Read More Labour and delivery part three
See part one here. After the contraction had finished, I hobbled as quick as I could back to my bay. Once I stepped inside the curtains, I started crying. I was doubled over and leaning over the bed. By this point Ryan had had enough of me being fobbed off with paracetamol (oh and I […]Read More Labour and delivery part two.