The Good, The Meh and The Ugly

I have to admit, before I had Elsie, my skincare routine consisted of a once over with a Clean & Clear wipe followed by cheap face scrub in the shower and that was on a good day. Apart from the odd spot here and there, I never really gave it a second though. I thought … Continue reading The Good, The Meh and The Ugly

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Pros to having a toddler

This article was originally posted on Selfish Mother. There is a lot said about the negatives of parenting toddlers these days. The tantrums and endless questions. The relentless mess and threat of accidents. A complete lack of privacy and the constant anxiety that you’re not ‘doing it right’. But whilst there are many downsides, there … Continue reading Pros to having a toddler

A false start…The reality of returning to work after maternity leave

This year, I was lucky enough to be able to take eight months maternity leave from work. Whilst this precious time off with my daughter was absolutely the best time of my life so far,  I was also keen to get back to ‘reality’ and the job that I love and had worked hard to get. I went along to … Continue reading A false start…The reality of returning to work after maternity leave