To party or not to party?

"A party. A proper party...for a one year old? Why don't you just be sensible and have a little tea party for family and close friends? I think a proper party for a one year old is a bit ridiculous. Who do you think you are?  What a total waste of money." As soon as … Continue reading To party or not to party?

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Five things I never thought about before becoming a mama…

Room temperatures Before I had my daughter, I had absolutely zero knowledge (or interest) in what temperature a room should be. I'm now OBSESSED with it. As well as having a fancypants baby monitor that checks the room temperature in my daughters room, I also check the back up Groegg in there all the time, … Continue reading Five things I never thought about before becoming a mama…

10 things I didn’t know about being a parent and babies before I had one…

As my daughter turns six months old, I've been thinking back to before she was born and how naive we were. We have two young nieces, so you think we would have known what we were getting into but nothing can prepare you for how much a baby will change you. I’ve previously stated that … Continue reading 10 things I didn’t know about being a parent and babies before I had one…

Top 10: Shit advice I’ve received since becoming a mama

It's fair to say that since I’ve become a mother I've been showered with unsolicited  advice. Strangers, family and friends alike can’t seem to help themselves from dishing out their weird and wonderful pearls of wisdom. Whilst, I'm fully aware most of the advice comes from a good place (God knows, I've even started giving … Continue reading Top 10: Shit advice I’ve received since becoming a mama