Someone told me that I will remember this summer for the rest of my life. "You only get one season with a baby, and just a few years with a toddler. Before you know it, you're back at work paying the bills. You end up missing so much of the good stuff; milestones pass you… Continue reading A summer to remember.
I kind of feel like a failure today. I'm overworked and seriously overwhelmed with the ridiculous schedule that being a parent brings. Never getting a break when one is due, fourteen plus hour days and never managing to stand (or sit) still for more than a few minutes at a time. Usually instead of catching… Continue reading How to Cope With The Bad Days When You’re a Disabled Parent.
Hey guys, just a quick and be warned, slightly sweary post today. Still feel like crap from all the seizures and breathing issues but needed a quick OMG about it only being a week until I go back to work. Maternity goes so quick! Oh God, it's August. Shit it's actually mid August... How did… Continue reading Maternity Leave is Almost Over!
An interview with Best Selling Author and Blogger Vicki Psarias
I'm embarrassed to admit that in my naivety, I always envisioned having a baby to be just a positive addition into my life, who would happily squeeze neatly into whatever plans I had with a giggle and a chirp. No problem. Boy, oh boy did I get a rude awakening. Don't get me wrong, my… Continue reading 14 Things That Change After You Have a Baby.
Disclaimers: There may be spoilers in this post and I may also use affiliate links. Twitter is a marvelous thing. Not only does it allow a level of procrastination that lengthens my already substantial list of chores significantly, (it's fine, I blame the toddler) it also connects me with other parents who often enough have… Continue reading A Review of ‘Mum Boss: The Honest Mum’s Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home’ by Vicki Psarias.
Here is a brief overview of the challenges I faced battling PTSD whist pregnant.
Back when I was a child I really couldn't have given two hoots about how I looked. I was well aware that I was (and still am) disabled and unable to do the most basic of tasks such as apply make-up or style my hair (unless I fancied a shaky two-hour attempt at uselessness.) I… Continue reading Why I’m proud of my mummy tummy.
A look at why we should't judge mothers based upon their feeding method.
'Parentville is a place filled with tired growls and coffee breath being unleashed from two parental dragons. It's a paradise hidden in layers of fog created from stress, self-doubt and loneliness. Relax, have yet another coffee and read about my little journey. It's just a few steps out of the door, a few leaps onto the unknown and yet it's terrifying to the extreme. '
Photos taken from my baby's point of view.
A few thoughts about motherhood from a trainee at best!