A few of my favourite outfits from October 2016. All my friends and family know that I take pride in what Freddie wears and I love to make sure he looks smart and unique. Today however he decided to spill a smoothie all over himself in public!
I wish I was one of those mums who can deal with spending every minute of every day with my child. Don't get me wrong, I LOVE spending time with Freddie when he's not being an arse. But I can safely say that by the end of my weekend off work i am ready to … Continue reading Being a Touched Out Mum
Yay! I did it! After 10 fantastic weeks of training, I am now a breastfeeding peer supporter. This means that once my DBS checks are back I can volunteer on the post natal wards, NICU and children's centres and help mums who are struggling to breastfeed or who just need some support or information. I … Continue reading I Am Now A Breastfeeding Peer Supporter!
So, I was scrolling through Facebook last night as you do, when I saw a post from another mum on a mummy group. She was ranting about her husband, fair enough, he sounds like a lazy ass and we all need to rant sometimes. But the comments astounded me and left me feeling sick. She … Continue reading Why Men Need Feminism Too
Heather Wolf — 'There is no such thing as tough love. Love is kind, love is compassionate, love is tender." When it comes to babies, there is no such thing as 'tough love'. The closest thing to 'tough love' I can think of is taking control of all finances whilst your partner who is a … Continue reading There’s No Such Thing As ‘Tough Love’
Anyone who has suffered with post-birth trauma has probably had this phrase chucked at them along with a handful of other unhelpful and isolating phrases. Yes-ultimately, giving birth to a healthy baby is the main goal, but mum's feelings are incredibly important too. If a mum doesn't get the birth experience she longed for, if … Continue reading ‘Your Baby Is Healthy, That’s All That Matters’
People so often go on about the things that aren't really essential post-birth, they may be helpful and make things slightly easier like bouncers and swings but no one talks about what really matters. They may not be essential to some people but they're all things that have been proved to improve the health and … Continue reading Things That REALLY Matter Post-Birth