A weekend away used to be a highly-anticipated event for me. I'd get my hair done (if it was needed), I'd have my nails done, I'd buy a new outfit, I'd think of all the delicious food and cocktails I was going to consume and it meant a night of just my husband and I. … Continue reading A Weekend Away
For those of you that don't know, I was furloughed from 1st April - 31st August, and so E was at home with me for 5 solid months. It was like being on maternity leave all over again. It was intense, I cried a lot, BUT I've also had an amazing amount of quality time … Continue reading Starting Nursery (Again)…
Being a mum is hard. We don't get to sleep as much as we want, we have to hide and eat chocolate, we sacrifice our bodies; and, we have to give up a big chunk of freedom, but it is all worth it. It truly is. However, what no one signed up for is all … Continue reading Under Pressure
It’s World Breastfeeding Week & I’ve also just hit a milestone of boobing the gremlin for 18 months; so, it felt like an appropriate time to get my thoughts out about my relationship with the wonderful and complicated world of breastfeeding. I’m very lucky in that I didn’t have a difficult start; we didn’t have … Continue reading My Relationship with Breastfeeding
A few weeks ago, one of my mum friends messaged me asking what to put in a Maternity Leave gift for a couple of women at her work. As she's already a mum, she wanted to fill the gifts with things for the mums-to-be, because us mums often get forgotten about in the postpartum gift-giving … Continue reading Top 5 postpartum products
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Becoming a new mum is hard, it makes you or breaks you. It broke me, now it’s making me.
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Struggling during this pandemic? You’re not the only one.
*Warning post may contain slight boob and a feeding baby! Turn away if you're one of those weirdos who is offended by that* When I started my motherhood journey (when I became pregnant), I wasn’t sure how I wanted to feed my baby. I was willing to try breastfeeding, but I have to be honest, … Continue reading Top Tips: Breastfeeding