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12 times I feel too immature to be a mother

The other day I was pretty excited to hear Dr Dre, ‘The Next Episode’ come out of my car stereo. One of the songs from the soundtrack of my youth…I of course turned the volume up and started jigging…

one month old

Harry, you’re one month old!

Oh Harry, what a sweetheart you are! It seems like the past four weeks have flown by on the one hand, but on the other hand I can’t imagine our little family without you in it. I’ve decided to…

prepare for labour

How you should REALLY prepare for labour and having a newborn

From packing your hospital bag to researching Bugaboos (Buga who??), there’s so much advice out there about how to prepare for labour and becoming a mum.Β It can all get a little overwhelming. It seems like there’s just so much…

My reality of being the stay at home parent

When I first went on maternity leave and became a stay at home mum two and a half years ago, I had grand ideas about what I’d do with all of the spare time I was going to have.…

#MySundayPhoto – Family time at Caughton Court

Last Sunday we used our National Trust membership for the first time in a long time and visited Caughton Court which is not too far from us. The gardens are beautiful at this time of year and we had…

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Just the two of us

It’s hard to imagine that one day you won’t remember these days we spend together, just the two of us. You won’t remember a time when you didn’t have a younger sibling. You won’t remember all of those times…

I was never maternal before I met you

I always imagined that I would one day have children. Two in fact. And a husband, a good careerΒ and a nice house. Of course I also wanted to be the next global pop sensation…But deep down I knew that…

Some days I am a bad mother

Yesterday morning you demanded to sit on my lap at the breakfast bar as I was eating my lunch. You always do this and it doesn’t bother me, in fact I love it. But yesterday you’d been testing me…