lifestyle · parenting

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.

lifestyle

September’s plans and updates

Disclaimer: I may use affiliate links in this post. Hello to all you lovely people and welcome to my first monthly update. I know, I know... I'm a teenie bit late to the party on this one; being a four-month old blog. However; as I am really enjoying myself, I figured that it was high… Continue reading September’s plans and updates

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

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.

Health and Beauty · lifestyle · Mental Health · parenting · Uncategorized

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.

Mental Health

Today I feel discouraged.

'Doesn't sound like a sentence with much weight to it until you consider the whole picture. #blog #mentalhealth #letstalk #RT The one where after years of suffering from both depression and anxiety you dust your self off and start a project for fun. You know it isn't going to go very far but hey; a confidence boost is a confidence boost, right?'

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!

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Hello and welcome.

A quick introduction before we dive right in. Welcome!