After nine or so months of pregnancy and then birthing a baby, you’ll be forgiven for wanting to get yourself back to full health, or you may even be considering a new diet or exercise programme. Here’s some great tips to help you on your way: Take Your Time There’s really no rush to fit … Continue reading Finding your health after pregnancy – a guest post
I often have people say to me "ooh I just don't know how you do it" when they see me trying to listen to how my 5 year old got on at school while the 4 year old is screaming and stomping for a jammy dodger and the 2 year old is trying to break … Continue reading The Magic Number – A Guest Blog
I need to head this up with this point of clarification - I am not pregnant, I have no intentions of being pregnant and this isn't any form of announcement that I am pregnant. Got it? All clear? That being said I was chatting to someone recently who is in the early stages of pregnancy … Continue reading 12 weeks? No thanks…..
Someone asked me today if I'd always known there was something different about Miss MIP and the answer is yes. She sat up in good time, was weaned in good time, crawled in good time and walked in good time but the talking......that was always a bit off really. I know you aren't supposed to … Continue reading Milestones Matter
I saw a newborn baby this week and while I cooed appropriately I didn't get that broody feeling that people talk about. I don't think babies smell amazing, I think they smell like milk and vomit. I don't get all fluffy at the thought of babies and I can't even begin to explain how much … Continue reading Done at one……
"When will you be having another?" "You don't want to leave it too long" "Too long and the gap will be too big" "Ahhhh - she'd love a sibling" Anyone who has one child is probably overwhelmingly familiar with all of these sayings and lets out an internal sigh every time they hear any of … Continue reading When one is enough
School announcements came out this week and I'm not ready. I'm not ready for my tiny human who has only existed on this planet for just under 4 years to go to school. I'm not ready for her to have to wear a uniform every day. I'm not ready to give up my afternoons playing … Continue reading I’m not ready
Our daughter is 3 and on Sunday she asked me what I was doing. Doesn't sound like much does it? To us though it's huge as she hasn't ever used those words before. Miss MIP has a mild to moderate speech delay that is a source of daily frustration to both her and us. She is … Continue reading Speech delay and using the wrong words