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Preparing For The Toddlerpocolypse

I couldn’t give you an exact date of which I began to notice that my baby boy was suddenly a lot less baby and a whole lot more boy because, that’s precisely how it happened- sudden. With under two months to go until his first birthday, i knew that huge changes were inevitable. What I […]

Surviving Flu Season

‘Tis the season of red, runny noses, sore throats, coughs and sniffles, curling up in a huge woolly jumper on a dark Winters evening and indulging in a large mug of hot chocolate whilst you take a does of trash TV and hope you’re feeling better soon. That is, if you don’t have a 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 […]

Coming To Terms With The Birth You DIDN’T Plan

Tranquil sounds of the ocean, preferably of the whale variety progressively increasing in sound and frequency with each contraction. Lovers; calling out to one another from afar through the sound of the deep underwater as the rest of the pod dance around in the space between, backing singers to their sweet melody. The pair would […]

Learning To Live With PND

One of the most difficult things I had to deal with when we announced our pregnancy was doubt. That doubt didn’t come from myself, it actually came from other people and it was written on their faces as clear as day whenever my state of mind was brought up be that by Doctors, Midwives or […]

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 […]

Labour PTSD- From Sex Lover To The Ultimate Prude

From quite early on in the time of my life when I had self-promoted myself from the experimental virgin to the moderately experienced lover I have always been enthusiastic about maintaining a fulfilling sex life for no other reason but the fact that I just really enjoyed sex. Passionate, hot and steamy love-making to quickies […]

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 […]

An Open Letter To My Former Pregnant Self

Dear Pregnant Me, Congratulations are in order after a whole, long year of trying for a baby to no avail. Well, that is until you stopped obsessing over it, of course. Sometimes you are your own worst enemy when it comes to your strong will and stubborn nature, never keen to listen to anyone but […]

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