All week Hugo has been feeding differently. I even said to the doctor about it during the week and we were both putting it down to maybe it being the thrush on his tongue, or his vomiting making the milk taste not so nice and to just keep an eye on it. He was taking over… Read More I am no expert, I am still learning….
So today was one of THOSE day’s ,one sick toddler, a newborn super cranky after his jab’s, and an 8 year old with a mountain of homework. Not to mention we all have cabin fever being housebound all day. The day was a blur, the kind of day you run on auto pilot, not really… Read More Just remember….
Just the two of us Let me take you way back to 1993 (very long time ago, dodgy fashion but great music!) I was just 4 years old,it was just myself and Mum that lived together.My Auntie always tells me we were inseparable,two peas in a pod,which I always love to hear. My grandparents whom my Mum and I… Read More A Mum without a Mum
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are my absolute worst days. Mondays I am fine I’m recharged from the weekend and having Daniel home to help. Fridays I know the weekend is back again. . The midweek days I feel parenting life and life in general is an up hill struggle. I feel low at times, withdrawn,… Read More Some days are tough.
So 6 weeks into being a family of 5 and mum of 3… How’s it going? I hear you ask? Well I haven’t ran away to a desert island (just yet) I did mention on my Instagram that I felt like a mum robot. I know the times of when things should happen eg. The next bottle, school… Read More Making it through the newborn haze
Hi everyone. Little Hugo arrived on the 18th March 2017, weighing in at 7lb 2oz and he is just wonderful! I thought I would share my birth story, it’s not that long as Hugo’s labour was a ridiculously quick 30 minutes. Yes he literally flew out but I do apologise if I ramble on. I hope you enjoy reading all… Read More Hugo has Arrived- Birth Story
I am now 36 weeks pregnant so the time has come for me to get my hospital bag packed. All this packing has filled me with excitement! It feels like I’m packing for a few nights away in a spa resort. I have my lovely new jammies, toiletries and cosy new socks. Reality hits me as I pack the industrial sized… Read More What’s in my hospital bag?
Adam turned the big 8 on the 12th of February. A weekend of celebrations was kick started with Daniel and Adam going to the cinema to see Sing- Adam said it was brilliant and really funny ! On their way home they grabbed a big pizza, we celebrated with a family party tea followed by musical statutes.… Read More Adam turns 8- Interview with the birthday boy!
I have just spent 45 minutes settling a teething toddler to sleep, yes the bloody sleep saga continues (see previous blog post – all the emotions part 2 for all the backstory on that ) after a few weeks of actually liking his cot and going to sleep, Finley is now back to refusing to go… Read More Self Care is Essential- Ways I make time for myself everyday.
My little toddler Finley is on the go all the time !! He literally runs on Duracell batteries, he adores the outdoors, and hates been cooped up in the house for too long – basically a typical excitable 1 year old. Indoor days can be tricky Finley and I are busy every day, we have the… Read More 5 Cheap and Easy Indoor Boredom-Busters for Toddler’s