I’ve had a few months break from this blogging lark. Balancing blogging along with work, life, toddler, husband, dog and mental sanity was proving a bit too much and something had to give. Now that I feel like I’m on a bit more of an even keel, I’ve decided to get back on the horse … Continue reading Current State : June edition
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
"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?
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…
I remember worrying about what I was going to do with all those days. Seven whole months. Well, eight including the full month that I sat on my arse watching Netflix and repeatedly Googling 'How to start your labour', whilst I impatiently awaited her arrival. I worried about how I wouldn't be able to switch off from … Continue reading Goodbye, maternity leave
Before I had my daughter, I said a lot of stupid sh*t about being a parent. I judged others on their parenting skills and made bold, frankly ridiculous statements about how I was going to parent when I had zero experience of being one... I will never dress my daughter in pink I'm not a … Continue reading I will never dress my daughter in pink…and other stupid shit I said before becoming a mama
Robust, colourful and ideal for stimulatating developing senses and building a baby's listening and memory skills- What's not to love about baby board books? Easy to grasp in their little podgy hands, the solid pages ensure even very young babies can hold them and they withstand even the most destructive handling, being dropped, chewed, bent, bitten, smeared with jam and … Continue reading Sundayssentials: Baby Board Books