10 THINGS THAT MADE ME HAPPY THIS MONTH

I shared a post similar to this a couple of months ago and I was recently doing some blog admin when I stumbled across it and thought, why aren’t I doing these more often? Do you also remember when I told you all about my thankful diary at the beginning of this year? I’ve not…

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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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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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POST NATAL DEPRESSION AND ME | PND

I’m not exaggerating when I say that this post has taken me absolutely weeks to write. It was about three months ago that I decided that I wanted to share my story and my personal struggles with post natal depression. The main reason it has taken me so long to actually finish this post is…

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PREGNANCY IS TOUGH

I found pregnancy incredibly difficult, to say the least, and I know I’m not the only one. I’m pretty sure that the world thinks that every pregnant woman should be on cloud nine for the entire nine months of their pregnancy. Of course, I was grateful that I was carrying my healthy baby in my…

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MY SUMMER READING LIST

I have always loved books. That’s a line you’ve heard from everyone and their aunt, right? I was a huge Jacqueline Wilson fan as a child, Tracy Beaker was my spirit animal. I then went on to read all of the Harry Potter books, followed by the Twilight saga and shortly after I discovered Cecila…

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