An extra blog post thing month, because absolute gem has nominated me of a Liebster Award! This is an award for new bloggers in recognition of their contribution to the blogging world! My nominator Thank you to the lovely blogger who nominated me, The Mum Conundrum I am very honoured. Please go check out her blog, … Continue reading Nominated?!
Over the last few months, I have noticed a change. Quite a small change, some would think, but quite an important one in my recovery from anxiety. I have weaned myself off the baby app that I used to record everything. (It's called "Feed Baby" if anyone is interested in finding it). You know the … Continue reading Learning to lose the app
I don’t drink. There I said it. *gasp* I’m not one of these hilarious mum-bloggers who share the fact that, because their toddler shat on the carpet and started painting with it (yet to happen, I’m sure it will), they drank a whole bottle of gin and it gets thousands of likes. (Actually, I think … Continue reading I’m a crap Mummy-Blogger!
A while ago I was approached by a journalist who writes for the Daily Mirror, about sharing Jack's story. I was nervous. We all have an impression of tabloids and the how the stories appear, very sensationalised and you question the accuracy sometimes. But to me, this was an opportunity to talk about the condition … Continue reading National News
Wonderful hubby, We both have someone who comes before each other now; the sweetest little warrior, and our journey has not been easy for any of us. I feel the need to say sorry to you though. You may have taken a backseat to our journey through prematurity, not intentionally. At first due to it … Continue reading Open Apology to my Husband
You're chatting with friends, family, work colleagues etc and you're having a nice time and a lovely cuppa and all of a sudden things change. You start having flashbacks that fill you with terror and your heart starts to beat faster and you feel anxious. Why? Because someone just casually asked if you want any … Continue reading “Do you think you’ll have any more?”
I think we've all seen the stupid Daily Fail post about "Slummy Mummies" which basically serves only to shame mums for feeding their kids fish fingers and for drinking a glass of wine in the evening or on a weekend. Note - I refuse to link to the article, they ain't getting any website traffic … Continue reading Solidaritea
This week, 1st - 7th May 2017, is the first Maternal Mental Health Week! It has been set up by the Perinatal Mental Health Partnership so parents can open up about their mental health following the birth of their babies and talk about their feelings. This is something that it quite important to me. I … Continue reading Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week
My little sister deserves a shout out, just because I love her and she's great! She was the first person to make me feel like I wasn't all alone in this world. She is the reason I knew my destiny was Motherhood. She hugged me when I cried as others got pregnant around me, whilst … Continue reading Shout Out To My Sister
A little controversial and I may even get trolled with online abuse for this but...I'm starting to hate all the articles and pictures about breast-feeding. Why? Because it makes me feel like a failure. I was only a few hours post-emergancy section, empty-armed and teary, when a nurse came in to talk to me about … Continue reading People who share breast-feeding pictures and articles make me feel bad