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 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…..
All hail the mighty crap storm that is a tantrum. No matter if your tiny human is 2 years old or 6 years old they will still be able to floor you with displays of pure rage that generally come from nowhere at all.
I recently ran a car seat Q&A on my Facebook page. The world of car seats is such a confusing place to be and in my experience it is also a world full of guilt. When we brought our daughters car seat we got the best our budget could stretch to but like many parents … Continue reading The Car Seat Geek
I saw you today. I saw you walking back to your car full of guilt and uncertainty. I saw you wipe a tear as you got into your car. I saw you sit in the car taking a deep breath. I saw you doubt your decision to put your precious child into the hands of … Continue reading Dear Mum in the car park
I didn't send my Dad a Fathers Day gift this year - I looked around and saw lots of little things but nothing that really spoke to me about my Dad. My Dad is a very clever man who is good with words so the best gift I could think to give him were some … Continue reading Thanks Dad
When you decide to have children everything changes and it's really easy to assume that because your life has changed everything around you will as well. You sort of expect your work to adapt to you, your friends to understand that you won't be at the pub every night anymore and your bank to understand … Continue reading Friendships – it’s a two way thing
I mean it . Please stop asking. I'm the very proud and happy mother to a nearly 3 year old whirlwind who each and every day makes me feel utter happiness and utter despair. Usually within 5 minutes of each other. My daughter is brilliant and she lights up my day and my life but … Continue reading Don’t ask me if I’m having more children
A friend of mine is turning 30+10 this week so we are off for a spa day and drinks in the evening to celebrate. As a stay at home mum who barely has time to wash her hair on a regular basis I'm incredibly excited about spending a day without a wet wipe or nappy … Continue reading Dads don’t babysit their children
When I found out I was pregnant I was overwhelmed and surprised but I didn't have any worries about the actual parenting element of being a Mum. I figured that it was natural instinct and while I knew it would be hard and there would be difficult days I just assumed some primal maternal instinct … Continue reading The things I didn’t expect