I did it! I have officially survived the first year of being a Mummy. My beautiful baby boy is ONE! The saying “the days go slow but the years go fast” is actually so spot on. Some days it’s only 9am and it feels like it should be 2pm but then you’re baby turns one … More My baby is one! Here are 10 things I learnt in the first year of motherhood.
Here we go, the time where I confess some of my embarrassing new mama moments. I hope I’m not alone, so if you also have some ‘moments’ to confess please feel free to write them in the comments, no judgment here! For now though I hope these give you bit of a giggle. 1. Stealing … More 5 Embarrassing New Mama Confessions
I have been a bit absent in blogs and social media posts for the past week and a bit and I guess it’s because I literally haven’t had the time or energy to do one. I feel like my energy has been drained out of me by a screaming, non sleeping little teething ten and … More Struggle Street, Motherhood.
I met my now husband when I was 15 and he was 18. I was 18 when he proposed and then married at age 19. We then decided to start a family after a couple of years and our son was born when I was 22. I remember so many people looking at me like I … More Married at 19: The Young Wife Life
You might be a little worried on just how much stuff you need to purchase for your baby and how expensive it is working out, but fear not! You really don’t need as much as those very friendly and persuasive shop assistants lead you to believe. Do your research and remember there is no harm in … More Items you don’t need to buy for your baby
Before I had my son I was the type of person who was super organised, got most or all of everything ticked off of my to do list and also found the time to just relax, it was bliss! I felt on top of the world. However things didn’t stay so productive when I had my son. … More 8 Tips on how to stay productive with a baby
There is an abundance of education given on what to expect and the options during your pregnancy and birth, however when it comes to breastfeeding you’re kind of just left in the dark and to figure it out on your own. Breastfeeding can come naturally with no pain for some women but please know the … More 7 common breastfeeding struggles expectant and new mums need to know about (and how to overcome them)
Here is the story of how Mr Theo entered the world. I wanted to document mostly all of the details hence why this blog is so long. My labour and delivery experience went for a total of 22 hours from the first early contraction to Theo being born. However from what the hospital classed “labour” … More Theo’s Birth Story
As soon as you become a Mum the advise/judgment starts rolling in from what feels like every person on the planet! Now, some of that advise is awesome and is guided to you in a gentle approach where you feel like you can take it or leave it. However, there is also that advise/judgment that makes … More Switch your judgment into compassion
As soon as I started showing a baby bump and realising that I was going to have to somehow get that baby out of me I started becoming a serial researcher on what giving birth was “really” like. I focused all my research and prep on the actual labour and delivery itself and it didn’t even … More 7 things that happen after giving birth (That no one truthfully tells you!)
I’m the type of person who usually enjoys being busy. I like to think I’m quite organised, I’m a lists sort of gal and I mean I literally have hundreds of lists in my house. A list for what needs to be cleaned, a list of presents I need to get, a list of people … More My stressed but blessed life. (As a work from home Mum)