We’ve all been there; expectant new mum determined to get it right, adamant that she will/will not do x, y, and z. We make plans, envision our mummy (soon-to-be-the-present) future, we conduct extensive Google research, read all the books recommended to us, and even begin to form distinct and unwavering parenting opinions. Unwavering, that is,… Read More New Mum: You’re Not Failing
We all do it right? I’m not the first to come up with a list, and I certainly won’t be the last! I often feel guilty (another one to add to the mum guilt list) when I tell Amelia little white lies, and more often than not now she is catching me out. Let me… Read More 10 Lies I Tell My Kids: Recognise Any?!
The older Amelia gets, the more I have to remind myself that she is capable of more than I sometimes give her credit for. This was never more apparent than a couple of weeks ago when she asked to help me make chicken goujons for dinner. Chicken goujons is one of her favourites, so I thought… Read More Homemade Chicken Goujons: Let’s Get Cooking
For the zillionth time since blogging, I had an “Oh my god, it’s not just me!” moment recently, when Meagan from The Mum Project said this to me; “I don’t think I am a newborn kind of mom … I’m more like a five-year-old kind of mom!” That’s the beauty of blogging – there are… Read More Confession: I’m Not A Boring Baby Mum
The more I talk to other mums, the more I feel weird for having felt (or not felt, as it were) this way. But the truth is, I had no problem leaving either of my babies for the first time. In fact, Amelia was a few days old when she first left the house without… Read More I Had No Problem Leaving My Baby