Tag: Baby

Establishing Routine Saved My Sanity

I consider myself to be a Queen of organisation in most aspects of my life, plans, lists, structure and order are all familiar and very vital parts of my every day and I take a little pride in that. Okay, you got me.. that was the way of things and then I had a baby. […]

Baltic’s Sensory Room

This Valentine’s Day was our first one as a family and I wanted to go out and do something all three of us would enjoy but I couldn’t for the life of me come up with anywhere to go. The main issues I had were that we are incredibly bloody skint right now so going […]

I Swore I’d Never Be ‘That Mother’ Yet Here I Am

Over time, we’ve sort of developed a little inside joke about how Kaiber will never be one of those ‘sausage roll babies’ which is pretty much as simple as it sounds to any outsider not in on the joke. You see, here in the North it is a very common occurrence to exit a Greggs […]

45 Things I’ve Learned Since Becoming A Mother

1.) Your body is surprisingly good at surviving on little to no sleep at all. Even when your mind has turned to mush and you think you can’t cope with another sleepless night, that night comes around and you still manage to get through the next day.. only just. 2.) Once you have a baby […]

Practice Makes Perfect

HEY MAMA MAMA! LOOK AT ME! I climbed three stairs all on my own! You looked so proud when we did it together, so I thought I’d have a try alone. But now you look shocked and a little mad, such a change from yesterday. I know you’ve stopped me doing this 1000 times but […]

We’re Back! But Where On Earth Have We Been?!

Wow. What a roller-coaster of a few months it has been for us. For those of you who follow our story, you will probably be aware that I took an extended break from blogging and Social Media to deal with some issues I have been struggling with mentally and to just invest some quality time […]

Stay At Home Parenting – Time To Drop The Stereotype

The life of a Stay at Home Mammy is one, as I learn more and more each day, that can be isolating, exhausting, fulfilling and amazing all at the same time. Each evening, as I drag myself into bed usually nursing a sore head and aching all over, my mind races when it should be […]

You’re Right Here So Why Do I Miss You So Much – A Letter To My Baby

Dear My Baby Boy, As I watch you sleeping, your lips pouted and moving as if you’re dreaming of taking a nice, long drink of milk, I can’t help but miss you. I know this may sound like a silly thing to say when you a literally right here next to me, safe against the […]

Why ‘Sleeping When Baby Sleeps’ Really Isn’t As Easy As It Sounds

Today has been another tough one and I have spent the past few hours thinking about sleep, longing for sleep, craving sleep, desperate for sleep. I think about sleep more than anything else at the moment, I’m convinced I even think about it when I’m actually sleeping because once your baby is here your quality […]

I Confess! My Crime? Mammy Guilt

I’d heard of ‘Mom guilt’ many times in the past and I always just thought to myself surely if you’re doing the best you can, you wouldn’t have anything to feel guilty about? That’s where my pre-motherhood naivety really shines through as I’ve now discovered that you can give your absolute all and more, really put everything […]

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