Since having Seth and being home full time, I have loved my daily Insta catch ups with mamas around the UK and further afield. I realised the other day that one of the things I love about it is that the community of mamas is almost like having lots of work friends around. When you’re… Read More Instagram : a community for mamas
Just over seven months ago we became a family of four. If going from no children to one was earth shatteringly life changing, then going from one to two has been a tough old slog. In so many ways much much easier. But in many ways harder than I expected. I love that I don’t… Read More The reality of being a mama to two
Last week I posted about how much I am loving being a mum, in contrast to how tough I found those first few months. It really is full of giggles and fun moments watching Esther grow and learn. But this week has also been a patience testing one which has felt so exhausting. It may… Read More The Exhausting Everyday
A mum once said to me that from 8 months on your baby just gets more and more interesting and fun. At 21 months old I can wholeheartedly say that I agree. I regularly catch myself thinking how much fun I am having with Esther on my days with her. She talks all the time;… Read More Being a mum is fun.
…comedy conversations I’d almost forgotten about this when I started writing my ‘C’ of parenting but it was one I just couldn’t miss out. Comedy conversations don’t pop up so frequently any more but in the early days of sleep deprived parenting they were a source of hilarity in the middle of the night. Most… Read More C is for…
We’re having another baby. Potentially in 11 weeks. Where did that time go? I’m not sure I’m entirely ready for our family of three to become a family of four yet. Or to go back to multiple night feeds and no routine in life. This pregnancy has been so different to pregnancy #1. This little… Read More When 3 becomes 4
…baby brain Before I was a mum I heard about baby brain many times. I definitely didn’t think ‘baby brain’ would happen to me. I may have thought it was just an excuse people used; pre-parenting judgement #1. Since becoming a mum I have learnt that baby brain is DEFINITELY a thing. I wasn’t great… Read More B is for …