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
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.
It’s been about a month now since I started a second job which means I’m working on a rotation of two days one week and three the next. When I initially started working one day a week that felt completely manageable as I still had most of my time with Estie and that balance felt… Read More Working Mama Life
A little run of awake times in the night is catching up on me at the minute and in the process of Esther getting older I’ve forgotten how important a good old nap is. That and the combination of a never ending to-do list means I have been choosing to do instead of rest. Note… Read More Those four pm naps though
Tonight was a rare treat of a night in all by myself [not counting the sleeping baby of course]! In my head this looked like a cup of hot chocolate with baileys in hand, pjs on, a blog post written and a book to get lost in. In reality it looked like hanging up washing,… Read More Bye bye baby
I wrote this post a couple of weeks ago when I was in the middle of a week that had been particularly full of ‘mum guilt’ and it wasn’t the nicest of places to be. Mum guilt is a concept I’m sure 100% of mums out there experience from time to time; I’m sure I… Read More #mumguilt