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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. […]

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 […]

My Body Is A Vessel

No longer can I wear it any style I choose You see, my hair it seems to weaken with every handful I lose My eyes they’re red, puffy and sore, darker than they’ve ever been before The skin on my face grows clustered with every unwelcome spot A mix of stress and tears I guess […]

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 […]

Month Four: Turning, Teething, Tears And More

Oh, sleep, my old friend, how I really do miss you. You’re now a distant memory, a thing of the past and such a stranger to me these days for reasons out of my control. I’m beginning to think our paths will never fully cross again as the rings around my eyes grow bigger and […]

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