8 Month Update

I haven’t sat down and written a blog post in MONTHS – and I miss it! It got pushed to the back of my mind as I started my new job, we then moved and settled into our new home and I just haven’t made the time to sit and write in far too long….

Half A Year

23/09/16. Over half a year has now flown by since we welcomed our little boy into the world, and I’m taking a moment to reflect on the journey we have had so far, and to think about all the things we have yet to experience and learn as a family. We’ve had our highs and…

Back to Work?!

Since falling pregnant and up until a couple of months ago, I was certain that I would take the full 9 months of maternity leave I was owed before going back part time, making the most of every second with my little monkey… But a couple of weeks ago, with over two months left of…

Being a ‘Perfect Parent’

A ‘perfect parent’? It has taken me 5 months of being a Mama to realise this, but now I know – it doesn’t exist. Since having Archie I have had an emotional rollercoaster of not knowing what the hell I’m doing, of trying to live up to expectations and of trying to portray myself as…

Mum Guilt

The constant niggling at the back of your mind, the tears in the bathroom, the regret at the end of the day… ‘Mum Guilt’ is a very real thing – and trust me, it’s not fun! I never thought, before I had Archie, that it was actually true that parents (mums especially I think) are…