About me, motherhood, pregnancy, Uncategorized

Two Weeks Pregnant??

I thought that becoming pregnant second time round would be different, that I would be more relaxed, calm and level headed, but this is most certainly not the case. My womanly cycle has been a bitch, never really knowing what is going on I tested twice with two big fat negatives so, I put down… Continue reading Two Weeks Pregnant??

Mental Health, motherhood, Uncategorized

Under Pressure

The build up to having a baby is both exciting and scary. You're dreaming of the moment that you hold your baby in your arms and you know from stories heard at your NCT group or other mums that it all changes' and 'make the most of your freedom while it lasts'. You nervously laugh… Continue reading Under Pressure

About me, Mental Health, motherhood, Uncategorized

The Stars to my Moonstone

This is going to be a tough one to open up to you about, I bury these feelings in the bottom of my heart, they make an appearance on occasions when I feel vulnerable or without any warning whatsoever. I'll briefly start from the top to bring you up to speed. At 20 I met… Continue reading The Stars to my Moonstone

Mental Health, motherhood

Toxic Talkers

There is nothing worse than your support network being fudged together with some seriously old Blu Tac, you want the really tough adhesive that bonds you together for life. I've been upsetting myself lately at the lack of strength there seems to be in some of those bonds within my own support network, I get… Continue reading Toxic Talkers

Mental Health, motherhood, Uncategorized

Don’t Worry What Other People Think

The day I became aware that there were mummy cliques out there was when I stood and looked around in a baby group. There they were all sat in categorised pockets, the ones that let their babies watch TV, the ones that didn't. The ones that exclusively breastfed and the ones that were too nice… Continue reading Don’t Worry What Other People Think

Mental Health, motherhood

Diggers and Dungarees

I did a Insta post on this not long ago with this title but I feel there is more to the post than just not being a girly girl. It's about self confidence and the ability to be comfortable in your own skin. The world is suffocated in images and articles of how we should… Continue reading Diggers and Dungarees

motherhood

Fighting my Fussy Eater

Oh my. This week has been extra tough with a truck load of poop on top just for good measure, I'm trying to be polite here, we all know the alternative word for poop though! It's not helped in the slightest with the weather being so hot, let’s face it we as Brits are terribly… Continue reading Fighting my Fussy Eater

Mental Health, motherhood

Create Your Own Sunshine

It’s easy to get lost in a bunker of negatives when talking about honest motherhood this shouldn’t be the case, there are lots and lots of positives and moments/days to cherish. It’s true that there’s a smoke screen of perfect families plastered all over social media which can indeed make you feel like you’re failing… Continue reading Create Your Own Sunshine

Mental Health, motherhood

Give Me Space

I don’t need to tell you that as a mother we are all constantly yearning for a bit more sleep or a bit more time to do some basic self-care because we’re all in the same boat here one way or another, you may have a child who sleeps beautifully during the night but that… Continue reading Give Me Space

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Solo Parenting, Help?!

Simon's mum will be down from afar to lend a very welcome hand along with providing me with some much needed adult conversation! The poor woman's not going to know what hit her she won't get a word in edge ways, I'll be a mess of verbal diarrhoea, built up of almost 90% dry shampoo and utterly feral looking from the sheer amount of caffeine I've inhaled honestly, it's enough to make people take one look and run for the hills!...