One of my all time favourite films is Trainspotting, and I was thinking about that famous quote (y’know, the “choose life” one) a lot today. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m not comparing my life to that of a heroin addict (unless you count coffee as the ultimate drug?!) But I do find that whenever big life choices come my way, my brain automatically takes itself back to my student days, which were mostly spent smoking cheap roll-ups and watching Trainspotting waiting for the epic end scene! Continue reading “Stress Free Mamahood: Choose Happiness”
You might have missed it (y’know, if you’ve been in a cave or something) but it has been bloody hot this week, and it’s set to continue for at least a few days. The thing with kids and heat is that heat affects so many different things that it can be almost impossible not to lose it somewhere along the way. Continue reading “Chill Out: 5 Ways To Avoid A Heatwave Meltdown”
Even the first time around when I was pregnant with Amelia, I found myself having to defend certain things that I was or wasn’t doing. Some of the so-called rules out there, after doing my own research I just decided to ignore. Others I just either wasn’t very organised, or couldn’t bear the thought of it (antenatal classes!) Continue reading “5 Pregnancy Rules I Ignored: Why You Should Too!”
It broke my heart to see you crying today. But also, I was glad. I was glad that you let it all out, and I was glad that you could be so honest and open about how you’re feeling.
The last time I saw you, you were about 20 weeks pregnant. You were nervous, as all expectant mums would be. With a young child already, you knew that things might be difficult sometimes with a new baby, and we laughed about my own trials and tribulations with 2 small kids! In hindsight, I wish I had told you how emotional the first few months had been for me. I wish I had told you that there will be days when it all just feels a little bit… well, shit. Continue reading “New Mum: A Letter To You”