DECORATING FOR CHRISTMAS WITH A TODDLER

As Christmas approaches, those of us with children, especially young ones start to get ridiculously excited. Much more excited in fact, than the children themselves who are probably still a little young to understand. But, while we look forward to the activities and events, the decorations and food, and of course the gifts, one thing…

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7 WAYS TO MAKE A BAD DAY BETTER

Sometimes, you can just have a really rubbish day. Sometimes it just feels like one thing after another and that nothing is deemed to go right that day. I’ve had many a day like that and I have slowly compiled a little list of things that can help to make a bad day better. TAKE…

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DEAR TYLER

Dear Tyler, Your due date was January 25th 2017 but, just like your mother, you’re stubborn and you weren’t born until February 2nd 2017. You were born at 41 weeks + 1 day. As of November 17th, you have been on this earth for as long as your were in my tummy, how crazy is…

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SOCIAL MEDIA VS MOTHERHOOD

Social media can be an amazing space for parents, but it can also be a tough and vicious one. Not only that, but it can also be damaging to your mental health. Now, I’m not writing this post to tell you to boycot social media in order to better your mental health, but little breaks…

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BABY CHANGING FACILITIES | COULD THEY BE BETTER?*

I’m pretty sure that most of us have had a negative experience with regards to changing your babies nappy in public facilities, but there are also some really fantastic baby changing facilities around. For example, my worst experience was getting to a location, finally finding the bathrooms and discovering that it was a tiny box…

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DO I WANT ANOTHER BABY?

In the past, I have always said that ideally, I would like two children, but I wouldn’t turn my nose up to three. Since actually having my first child I couldn’t have done a bigger 180 if I tried. If you had asked me if I wanted any more children just a month ago I’d…

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5 THINGS THAT HELP ME WITH MY MENTAL HEALTH

Recently I’ve spoken a lot about mental health here on the blog. In the last couple of years I have touched up my personal struggles with mental health very lightly but since having Tyler and being diagnosed with post natal depression and general anxiety disorder, I decided that it was time to really start talking…

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5 THINGS I WISH I’D KNOWN BEFORE I STARTED WEANING

If you’ve followed our journey as a family of three, then you might know that Tyler has suffered with reflux since birth and one of the ways in which we decided to attempt to combat that was by early weaning. I know this is frowned upon by some, but we spoke with both our health…

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