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Our Terrible Experience With Private Nursery

As I was approaching my return to work, I had an ongoing battle in my mind over what I was going to do for child care. In regards to nursery vs childminder, I had lots of people trying to put me off either option.…

August 6, 2018

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

I’m Struggling (Mental Health)

The day I started bleeding during my first pregnancy, was probably the worst day of my life. I had spent 3 months talking about baby names with my other half, reading pregnancy blogs and watching countless YouTube birth vlogs… I was also beginning to…

July 26, 2017

Living With A Baby And A Cat

For those of you who don’t know, I accidentally, kind of, acquired a cat last year when I was 6 months pregnant and had no idea what to do. By this, I mean one day I didn’t want a cat and the next day…

October 18, 2016

I Have Never Felt So Alone

Β This topic is very close to my heart as it is something that has really been bothering me lately. Well, I say lately, I mean since the day O was born. I just feel so alone. To be honest, I wasn’t going to post…

August 27, 2016
stretch marks

Do We Really Need To Love Our Stretch Marks?

Before I start muttering away aimlessly, I would just like to make a quick disclaimer that this post is not about how you should NOT like your stretch marks. I hope you are proud! I hope you embrace them as much as it is…

August 5, 2016

Understanding: Being A Mum vs. Not Being A Mum

There are many things in life I now understand, or at least have a very different outlook on, since having my baby. For a start, “5 minutes of silence” usually meant feet up, in the bath, relaxing with my favourite YouTuber talking away in…

July 27, 2016

Why Breast Isn’t Always Best

My breast feeding story is somewhat anti-climatic. I fed exclusively for 6 weeks, fell in to the ‘top up trap’* and ended up having to give up at 8 weeks, tears in my eyes, desperately pumping for hours in hope that my supply would…

July 25, 2016
labour story

Labour Story – My First C-Section Birth

Everyone has such a wonderful labour story, but no, not me! What better way to start off my blog than to tell you the ordeal I had to go through to meet my baby? Sit tight. The start of Labour – Wednesday the 16th…

May 30, 2016