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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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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Eleven months breastfeeding

We reached eleven months breastfeeding this week, and in a months  time we’ll achieve our ‘golden boobies’.

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Aldi – do you love it or loath it? Surviving maternity pay.

Going on to statutory maternity pay, and convincing my husband we could afford 11 months off work instead of the 9 months we’d previously agreed, meant some drastic action was needed. Continue reading “Aldi – do you love it or loath it? Surviving maternity pay.”

Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 3

Starting to get brave with weaning 

Writing this in the back of the car heading up the A1 to Durham to see friends, looking at my beautiful baby. He’s so content chomping on Sophie’s legs, smiling at mummy. Wind back a couple of months, this would have been so stressful, worrying about feeds, and how far the next services was. Continue reading “Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 3”

Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 2

Now the dust has settled, the novelty hasn’t worn off, but we are a little wiser, well mummy is, daddy threw in the towel long ago. Its been a steep learning curve, and we’re starting to get in the swing of things now, and trying more new foods. Continue reading “Read The Baby Led Weaning Diaries – Week 2”

Six months – my love poem to my baby

Every day, I will tell you, how precious you are to me.

I will kiss you a thousand times, so you know how much I love you. Continue reading “Six months – my love poem to my baby”

Co-sleeping – why I feel empowered not ashamed.

Why I’ve stopped fretting, comparing, apologising, and making excuses about co-sleeping. Continue reading “Co-sleeping – why I feel empowered not ashamed.”

Why would anyone breastfeed? My breastfeeding story

Well I’m four months in to breastfeeding, we made it, we’re both still alive and I’m still sain…..well the last one might be up for debate, but let’s go with it. Continue reading “Why would anyone breastfeed? My breastfeeding story”