I've been a bit quiet on Instagram over the couple of weeks.. it's been pretty intense and worrying time for us. A couple of weeks ago my nightmare became a reality again when Amelia had another two seizures. The first time she had one still haunts me and two months later we were still living… Continue reading Life update
A year ago today we had our wonderful family photoshoot with Sam White Photography who I cannot recommend highly enough for any Surrey mamas. It is also a year ago today that I re-dislocated my knee on this photoshoot the weekend before Steve went away with work for a week and a week before our… Continue reading Knee Dislocation: One Year on
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
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.
As I got dressed today I put on my maternity jeans and it dawned on me that I am not longer pregnant so should I really be wearing them!? I'll be honest Maternity clothes were made for my body shape; a little more give around the stomach area and longer length in tops, jumpers and… Continue reading Maternity clothes are just too comfortable…
We had the absolute pleasure of attending my Brother in Law's wedding at the end of December up in Scotland, 295 miles away from our home in Surrey. We had previously visited my brother in law and his fiance before Amelia was born and it took us around 9 hours to drive with one stop… Continue reading 295 miles, a wedding and a poorly baby on New Years Eve
Well hello and welcome to Making a Mum - a creation for a mishmash of my experiences, thoughts and general ramblings of my brain whilst I am #wingingitatmotherhood and juggling everyday life. Firstly let me introduce myself.. my name is Lauren. I am 28, living in Surrey and have recently had the privilege of becoming a… Continue reading A bit about me..