On Friday Amelia and I were invited to an event hosted by MAM at The Baby Show at Olympia London. We have loved product testing and working with MAM on some of their recent campaigns so it was excited to be invited to another event; especially a breakfast as we all know how much I… Continue reading MAM Bloggers Breakfast at the Baby Show – London Olympia
When I was pregnant with Amelia I found blogs with reviews on baby products invaluable. Especially as a first time mama hearing about a product from a parent who had used the product was worth its weight in gold; especially when there is so much choice. I have decided to write about some the products… Continue reading Review: MAM Electric Sterliser and Express Bottle Warmer
And like that my maternity leave is coming to an end. I have been so privileged to be able to have the last 12 months off with Amelia and watch her grow in her first year of life. I have loved every single minute of it. As some of you might already know I was made… Continue reading What comes next?
It took me a long time to feel comfortable with my birth story - every time someone asked how the birth went I had no idea how to answer. Do I say it was fine or do I let them into the little truth that I found the whole experience quite terrifying? How honest should… Continue reading My Birth Story
Eleven months since we first laid out eyes on you. Eleven months since we become parents Eleven months we have kept a little tiny person alive. Eleven months of you. The final countdown to Amelia's first birthday as started and I won't lie I am quite emotional about it all. I can't quite believe a… Continue reading Eleven months of you
**Warning - although there is nothing graphic in here I have added a small description of the programme which some of my readers may find disturbing.** Last night my husband and I decided to watch Channel 4's Dispatches - Inside Facebook. I have been a Facebook user for over 12 years now, with my interaction… Continue reading Why last night I switched off my TV and hugged my baby hard
When I think back to my pregnancy there is only one word that comes into my mind; Journey. Not only was it the start of my journey into motherhood but it was also because it was full of lots of highs and lows coupled with challenges. I do however count myself very lucky that although… Continue reading My journey into Motherhood; Pregnancy
Two years ago on 22nd May, and 28 days before my honeymoon, my whole world got turned upside down. From a normal Sunday day out with the family I ended up dislocating my knee and rupturing my Patella Femoral Ligament. I spent 3 days in hospital, over 6 months on crutches, had over 50 hours… Continue reading 2 years later..
I have been writing this blog post for as long as I have been feeding Amelia. A whole 7 months my body has fed her and at the end of our journey I have found myself still adding or tweaking little bits of this post. I was thinking about why this was the other day… Continue reading CMPA, Reflux and Breastfeeding
A couple of weeks ago Steve referred to himself as the "assistant" in this parenting marlarkey. He said it was my "show" and he felt like I was in charge and he was here to support. His comments have really made me think about how he is feeling and maybe how my actions might have… Continue reading Feeling like an assistant in this parenting malarky