A Fond Farewell to the Mammoth Naps and Selfish Mum-Time

It’s been the absolute end of an era this month. I’ve had to say a very reluctant, sobbing goodbye to my favourite part of the day, Harry’s 2 & 1/2 hour nap. It was a glorious time where Harry would actually sleep heavier than he did at night. I could get all my adulting done…… Continue reading A Fond Farewell to the Mammoth Naps and Selfish Mum-Time

A Year and a Half in…

18 months is feeling like a huuuge deal to me. As of Friday, the 15th September, my boy is halfway to his 2nd birthday. It’s a very bittersweet, like it’s the last month milestone for him as a baby. I’m glad that he’s getting so big and grown up but at the same time I…… Continue reading A Year and a Half in…

The Mummy-tribe Trap

Early motherhood, especially for a first timer is one of the loneliest times a woman can go through in my opinion. Ironically, something about bringing another person into the world can make you narrow your social circle somewhat.  Parent and baby groups were horrid and cliquey and I’m painfully shy/chronically awkward anyway so they didn’t…… Continue reading The Mummy-tribe Trap

The Next Step

I am absolutely overwhelmed by the response my article about our January Jewel is getting. I wrote the original post to put voice to my pain and hopefully raise awareness and help somebody find comfort. It seems that I’ve achieved that goal. But there’s still so much work for me to do.  Scar ectopic pregnancies…… Continue reading The Next Step

Why I Refuse To Stay Silent About My Miscarriage

I’ve had a few weeks break from writing and its been weird. It’s usually my outlet, my pressure valve and my way of being productive even though my house is falling apart around me. If I’ve had a shit week, I knew I could just throw it all down in a note on my phone…… Continue reading Why I Refuse To Stay Silent About My Miscarriage

“The only source of knowledge is experience”

The title is a quote from Albert Einstein and I’m realising more than ever how very true this is. There is so much to learn when you have a child but these are the biggest, most common sense things I wish someone had told me when I had my little boy but I had to…… Continue reading “The only source of knowledge is experience”