parenting · lifestyle

A summer to remember.

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.

Health and Beauty · Mental Health · parenting

How to Cope With The Bad Days When You’re a Disabled Parent.

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.

lifestyle · Mental Health · parenting

Maternity Leave is Almost Over!

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!

lifestyle · parenting

Interview with Best Selling Author and Blogger Vicki Psarias.

An interview with Best Selling Author and Blogger Vicki Psarias

lifestyle · parenting

14 Things That Change After You Have a Baby.

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.

lifestyle · parenting · Reviews

A Review of ‘Mum Boss: The Honest Mum’s Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home’ by Vicki Psarias.

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.

Mental Health · parenting

Pregnancy and my battle with PTSD and depression. 

Here is a brief overview of the challenges I faced battling PTSD whist pregnant.

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Why I’m proud of my mummy tummy.

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.

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Why we shouldn’t judge mother’s who formula feed their babies.

A look at why we should't judge mothers based upon their feeding method.

lifestyle · Mental Health · parenting

Welcome to Parentville.

'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. '

parenting

Looking at the world through my daughter’s eyes.

Photos taken from my baby's point of view.

parenting

What being a mother means to me.

A few thoughts about motherhood from a trainee at best!