So, Christmas is upon us and this year is going to be super magical! It’s like childhood is starting all over again! We get to see the magic and excitement through Archie’s eyes. Christmas is brand new to him, it’s full of glittery lights, baubles, snowmen and Christmas carols! Me and Matthew are already thinking… Continue reading It’s the most wonderful time..
One of my oldest and dearest friends just got engaged. I have a baby. My close friend is expecting her second little girl next year and it got me thinking, when did I become a grown up? I know you are technically classed as an ‘adult’ from the age of 18, but that certainly doesn’t… Continue reading When did I become a grown up?
Tonight I miss my youth. I’m writing this through blurred, wet vision and a slightly alcohol fuelled mind. (Tonight I had my first drink in 18 months). Tonight I am struggling. I left my boy to go to a different city to help celebrate my sisters 30th birthday. I was so excited that I could… Continue reading I miss my youth …
The time has arrived for childcare to be discussed …
I can’t be the only one that now, on reflection, (even though at the time it was pretty horrendous) giggles (in embarrassment) a little bit, at the fact that all was on show when giving birth and that nurses and doctors saw everything, and in my case put things up my bum! I never ever… Continue reading Women. We are warriors.
Feeding babies often causes debate and conflict of opinions. At my first midwife check, when I was about 9 weeks pregnant, I got asked if I was going to breast or bottle feed. (I had to decide this already?) I automatically said I was going to breastfeed, as this is what you are supposed… Continue reading It doesn’t have to be breast vs bottle.
Post-natal depression. Baby blues. Words that I never thought would play a role in my life. Words that I didn’t really understand. Words that I couldn’t understand as I couldn’t comprehend how you could possibly feel low after having a baby. Words that ended up being discussed when I became a new mother. Words that… Continue reading Where was my rainbow?