There are so many tough things you face when you become a parent, so much of you life changes, nothing really is ever the same. Parenting is a rollercoaster of ups and downs, it's the best thing that's happened to me but also the toughest and most challenging. Being a first time mum you really… Continue reading Hardest Parts Of Being A Parent
So the time is nearing, one month left until I have to leave my baby to go back to work full-time. I'm currently a mix of emotions, I don't know how to feel. It feels like it's only been a couple of months since I left for mat leave but it's in fact been 10… Continue reading Maternity Leave & RTW
Before becoming a mum I never really had the feeling of guilt but since being pregnant and having Oscar near enough everything involves feeling guilty. When I was pregnant and I'd been working all day I'd feel guilty for falling asleep at 8.30pm or for napping most of the day after. Then when Oscar was… Continue reading Mom Guilt
I purposely haven't titled this blog 'Bottle vs Breast' purely because that makes it sound like a competition, a competition to see who wins at being the best because they can do one or the other. There's so much debate about what's best for your baby and there is too much judgement involved. Why aren't… Continue reading Bottle or Breast
Since having Oscar everything has changed, literally everything. The days of just grabbing my coat and popping to the shop are over, now i have to get Oscar ready, put him in his pushchair, take his changing bag, take a bottle just in case, a few toys in case he gets bored and take a… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of Mummy & Oscar
Nights out once you've had a baby are completely different, for one you don't go out half as much as you did before and two, you are constantly thinking about your baby. Oscar was 2 weeks old the first time I ever left him with my mum for the night, it was my 26th birthday… Continue reading Going Out
We are currently at the unhappy, exhausting, painful stage of teething, which lets face it, is all of it. That stage that every mum and dad dread. Although looking at his photos he doesn't look particularly unhappy and irritated, they must have been taken either after he'd had pain relief or he was having a… Continue reading Teething
10 things I have learned since becoming a mummy, some good, some not so good......
Oscar's first six months, our journey.....
First of all I just want to explain why I am writing this, at first I wasn't sure about writing about something so personal and emotional but I thought maybe for anyone who is or has been going through the same situation can relate and know you aren't alone. Everybody deals with grief differently and… Continue reading Coping