I'm switching off. I'm stepping back. I'm clearing that foggy haze of the social media world from my mind. You know what, sometimes for my sanity I need to back off from the screen occasionally. I intended to use my social media platform to both help me get through the heartache of a miscarriage and… Continue reading UNPLUG FROM THE BUZZ
Second Trimester with Existing Children. We've made it through to the second trimester, the sickness faded to only a nauseous niggle if I skip a main meal which means managing the bastard is much easier. Reading up on various websites about the stages of pregnancy I’m at and I’m beginning to see a pattern emerging.… Continue reading Second Pregnancy – Week by Week Blogs Don’t Apply.
Whether a first time mum or a seasoned mum, finding a gift that they will love can be hard, gifts are mainly focused on the squishy newborn. It's a game changer when someone hands you a gift that is mainly for the mum! I loved getting all the baby bits but to receive something for… Continue reading What To Get A New Mum
'Even my bedside table had a smell!' I'm through it which is why I can finally sit down and talk about A) why I've been piss poor at nurturing my blog with posts each week and B) why I've been generally absent from my social media account too. It's been an emotional and physical rollercoaster… Continue reading First Trimester
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??
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
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
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
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
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