Firstly congratulations! You are about to embark on the best journey of your life. There are no words to describe motherhood and becoming a parent other than it changes your life forever in ways you never could have dreamed of and your heart will never feel so full of love. There will be lots of… Continue reading A letter to any mum’s to be…
It has been nearly 6 months since I started back at work and Amelia has been at the childminders. I'll be honest its flown by and we both seem to have settled really well into our new routine. I am quite busy at work so thankfully the days are going quickly but I have had… Continue reading Returning back to work
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
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
I don' t think I am the only one throughout pregnancy and motherhood that has relied on Google. It is literally the worst thing to do but that doesn't stop me from looking up everything from symptoms to what other mums are doing at different stages. Today was a prime example when Amelia bumped her… Continue reading Pregnancy, Motherhood and the power of Google.
Mum guilt - the most powerful gut wrenching feeling I have ever experienced. I seem to experience mum guilt whenever I am not around her and seems to peak when I am doing something for myself. In the last couple of weeks I have felt such mum guilt in nearly every decision I've made. From… Continue reading Mum guilt
There were many midwives who supported me during my pregnancy; through the routine appointments and also the extra checks Amelia and I were looked after so well. When it came to labour the team at Epsom hospital supported me through my induction and birth of Amelia as well as the aftercare from the community midwife… Continue reading Thank you to my midwives Laura and Geri
I saw this on my Instagram feed the other day and this could not be more true for not only myself but Steve and I. Those big life decisions or choices are only possible with your village behind you. For us, without our 'village' or personal cheerleaders we would have had a very different journey… Continue reading It takes a village..