I recently read an article titled 'New research finds link between some baby books and postnatal depression'. (You can read it here.) The research has been carried out by Swansea University and someone posted it in a Facebook group. I did not suffer with postnatal depression but did find having a baby very difficult and… Continue reading When your baby hasn’t read the manual
The title of this post is something I never thought I'd say. It actually makes me feel a bit uncomfortable to say or write...as though I'm boasting but I promise you being happy with my body has nothing to do with it looking particularly good! I definitely have not been on any diets or exercise… Continue reading I’m happy with my body.
I have just got home after 5 and a half hours in the car with my 20 month old daughter. When I say 5 and a half hours I really mean 5 and a half hours. That doesn't include the breaks! I am pretty proud to say that she didn't shed a single tear and… Continue reading Surviving long car journeys with a toddler
I don't know when it happened but Zara is very much a little toddler these days with lots of toddling, lots of opinions and lots and lots of fun. Here are a few things I've learnt recently about being a mum to a little toddler person! Do not order porridge. We absolutely love going out for… Continue reading 4 random things I’ve learnt about parenting a toddler
I have almost completed my first academic year back at work after having Zara. This time last year I was beside myself with worry about returning to work and how Zara would cope being at a childminders. I'm not always one for rationalising and am prone to worrying (that's an understatement) so I managed to… Continue reading Being a working mummy