Why you should feel confident with your mum bod

‘Mum bod’ – Your changing body after babies

My second Mother’s Day is nearly here and looking back, what a year it’s been.

We’ve experienced so many firsts and a few lasts. First Mother’s Day, Christmas, birthday. First foods, words, steps….ah and the lasts. Last baby group sessions, days of maternity.

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Golden Boobies – How it feels 1 year breastfeeding

We hit a huge milestone last week. I achieved my Golden Boobies. It’s a breastfeeding award that celebrates a reaching a year.

Not that you get an actual award. I’m not sure who would send it to you, the Boobie Fairy? Continue reading “Golden Boobies – How it feels 1 year breastfeeding”

Has motherhood changed me?

Last week a few things happened which really made me reflect on how differently I approach and handle situations.

Has motherhood changed me?

I think so.

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Can we really have it all, as a working mum?

Dropping Harrison off at nursery today, before work, out of no where I felt a tug at my working mum heart.

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Kenna’s story – premature baby to mum

Kenna, mum of a four-year old boy,  and 23 month old little girl, is also 23 weeks pregnant with baby number three. Wind back nearly 27 years ago, Kenna was born at Doncaster Royal Infirmary, 14 weeks early, weighing just 1Ib 15 oz. She was the first premature baby to be cared for by Doncaster Royal Infirmary, and not sent to Sheffield or Leeds special care baby units.

As a teenager I always said I didn’t want to have children.

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#MySundayPhoto – Play and Cuddles 11.09.16

Summer garden fun
Summer garden fun
Simple play times

Simple things can be the best – throwing a blanket on the grass in the garden. Play and cuddles with mummy. Being silly.

Silly voices and faces.

Silly noises.

Feeling the sun and the breeze on your face and pointing up to the sky. Not rushing to anything. Being 100% present and in the moment.

Remembering the important things. Because making simple memories is important.

What are your simple pleasures?