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
Esther is nine and a half months old now and as she was two weeks overdue it means that she’s now been out as long as she has been in. It feels like a monumental moment in her life and mine. I can’t believe how much life has changed in this time and how much… Read More 9 months in, 9 months out
I can’t really start this blog without introducing the beautiful little girl behind my joy and smiles and much more infrequent tears and trials. Esther Cerys Grace made her way into the world at 10.41pm on Monday 23rd January after being induced at the Jessops in Sheffield. She weighed 8lbs 2oz – which was a… Read More Introducing Esther