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.
“Oh sh*t, this is actully happening”.Read More My labour and delivery story.
Have a routine, for you! Having a routine is so important, it helps you through the days, especially the early ones where you are in that newborn fog and you can’t see wood for the trees. It’s near enough impossible to have a time scheduled routine, so just stick to a series of events you do […]Read More 10 Top tips for new parents
Before I went on maternity leave, I had an idea of what I thought it might be like. Well let me tell you, it was very different to what I had in mind. So I present to you… Maternity leave: Expectations vs Reality Expectation: I am going to get so much reading done, I’ll buy […]Read More Maternity leave: The reality
The mums that makes healthy treats and special dinners for her kids, you know, those type of mums. But here I am doing it! Since Aria has started solids I have become so aware of sugar and salt content and what is appropriate to give her. So I’ve been googling like a mad woman and searching all […]Read More I never thought I would be ‘one of those mums’
I feel like there are so many blogs out there that talk about raising kids. The highs and lows of motherhood, the tantrums, the tears, the lack of sleep. But one thing you don’t really read about it how it affects your relationship with your partner. Since becoming parents, there is one thing Ryan and […]Read More Parenting: the bit that no one talks about…
For some reason I have never felt confident in telling other peoples children off. I don’t mean in a particularly nasty way, but just in general. Even being a manager at work I have found it difficult to tell naughty children off, who may be scaling the jean wall bay, or climbing up on top […]Read More I’m a real adult now!