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George (Labour Story – Failed VBAC)

The last post I began to write on this blog was a 37 week pregnancy and VBAC update. The next day, George was born.Β  He is now 3 weeks old and I have only just come to terms with the birth that I was…

April 27, 2018
mum guilt

I’m Struggling To Escape The ‘Mum Guilt’

I’m finding it extremely difficult to get through most days without feeling some form of guilt now. My first baby turns two soon, and very shortly after, his brother will be born. I am looking back at his life and realising that there were…

February 4, 2018

How To Always Be On Time When You Have Kids

If there is one thing I am known for amongst my group of friends, it is my excellent time keeping skills. People usually applaud me for always turning up 5 minutes early, prepared for the day, with Oscar by my side in pristine condition.…

January 15, 2018

Baby Names I Love But Wouldn’t Use

This is a slightly different type of post for my blog, but I have been absolutely obsessed with watching these videos on YouTube recently, especially now I am growing my own little bean (have you read my pregnancy announcement post?). However, I am not…

August 31, 2017

An Open Letter To The Lady In Iceland

I decided to go for a trip to town the other day. We were in the depths of a sickness bug and only treading shallow waters, it seems, when I thought I would run into Iceland for a few things for tea. You see,…

August 17, 2017

Miscarriage & Why We Need To Talk About It

It’s been a whole year since I blogged about my miscarriage. I can’t believe that. A few days ago, for the first time in a whole year, I re-read that post, and I felt so sad and emotional. I didn’t realise how much it…

August 2, 2017

Controlled Crying

This is one of those topics that makes my toes curl. I have seen many a parent page argument about controlled crying, and I have heard many conflicting opinions and arguments from either side of the fence, but here’s where I stand. We had…

July 29, 2017

Breastfeeding: What I Wish I Had Known

I have already blogged about my struggles with breastfeeding,Β and it is the most viewed post of mine, still to this day. For those of you who don’t know, I breast fed for around 8 weeks, before I hopelessly threw in the towel and decided…

July 16, 2017