While my Instagram posts have carried on as normal, behind the scenes I’ve been struggling. I’m not sure what with but if I’m honest with myself, I think I’ve been struggling since A was born. It’s just the daily monotony, struggles, loneliness and fighting. Every day seems endless and tiring. I feel like I have…… Continue reading Time to be honest.
Since having the boys, I’ve realised how much stuff can just accumulate if you don’t keep on top of it! We’re convinced that we need all these gadgets and bits to keep our children alive when in reality, a lot of it goes unused. With H, I fell into a lot of these traps. He…… Continue reading Minimalism is the way forward!
The first Maternal Mental Health Week is this week, May 1st-7th to coincide with International Maternal Mental Health Day on May 3rd. I will confess, I’d never heard of an International Day for this which I’m quite ashamed of. We’ve all heard of postnatal depression and even prenatal depression but a mother’s mental health can…… Continue reading Why Maternal Mental Health matters.
This is a blog post I wrote for Sophie over at hotMaMa clothing. She makes beautiful breastfeeding friendly clothes that aren’t maternity! You can find her website here and check out her Instagram too, @hotmamaclothing. I have two boys, H is 3 in June and A is 8 months. I try and parent them both the same,…… Continue reading Why every Mum needs a “breast” friend!
Our second hunt this year took place at Rockingham Castle. It’s a former royal castle and was constructed in the 11th century. William the Conqueror ordered it to be built and many a royal has visited. It fell into disrepair and Henry VIII acquired the castle. He gave it to Edward Watson who turned it…… Continue reading Our Egg Hunt at Rockingham Castle
As a rule, we don’t really celebrate Easter. We’re atheists, although my partner follows a lot of the Viking mythology. So we don’t do any of the religious stuff associated with Easter but the long weekend is a great opportunity to spend time with family, celebrate life and love and eat a lot of chocolate!…… Continue reading Our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Lyveden.
We’ve all heard that saying “Sleep when the baby sleeps”..but what do you do if your baby doesn’t sleep? A is now 7 months old and there doesn’t seem to be any improvement on his sleeping, which in turn, makes him a grumpy bum all day! He tends to sleep OK during the day, naps…… Continue reading Can I have a refund on my baby?