Do you want the short answer? I’m anxious. I start back at work tomorrow and to tell you the truth, I don’t feel ready. I’ve spent near enough all of my maternity leave in hospital. Granted, 2020 hasn’t been a very normal year for anybody. I would have at least liked to ventured out and … Continue reading How I’m Feeling About Going Back To Work.
My journey home is such a raw, honest and inspirational story. It follows Hannah’s struggles with rape, homelessness, mental health struggles, and a journey to find her love of surfing. From the moment I started this book, I knew that it was going to be a hard-hitting story. I was left feeling shocked and changed … Continue reading My Journey Home – Book Review
I have received numerous messages on Instagram recently asking why I share our story. I mean, after all, I post a varied amount of content, whether it’s positive things or negatives. Sharing our story was a natural transition from when I updated about my pregnancy over on my Instagram. Many people who followed there and … Continue reading Why I Share Our Story
A few days ago Jack had a SALT assessment. It was a really positive appointment! We tried Jack on blended pear with a little bit of green food colouring mixed in it. The SALT team were confident they heard numerous swallows so this is great news! Jack didn’t need any extra suctioning and what we … Continue reading SALT Assessment: March 2021
Oh my goodness! I remember this day so so well. I remember wanting to capture a picture of my bump as I knew that any day from that moment I would be starting a new journey as a mum. I loved feeling this pregnant, I loved my bump and the one thing that I loved … Continue reading Happy 9 Months, Jack!
Today I would like to share with you a book called The Smart Girls Handbook. I got gifted this last month by the team over at Trigger Publishing to write a review once I had read it. I knew immediately from the moment that I received the press release that this was a book I … Continue reading The Smart Girl Tribe – Book Review
A couple of weeks ago I had an assessment with one of my local trauma therapists. I will be starting trauma therapy in April. One of the reasons I wanted to set this blog up was for me to have an outlet to talk openly about motherhood and about being a first time mum to … Continue reading I’m Starting Therapy
One evening last week Josh and I had a conversation about the way we are utilising our rooms upstairs and came to the conclusion that we could make more use out of the space that we have. We don’t want to be moving house any time soon so we thought it would be a great … Continue reading Welcome To Jack’s Room
I love reading and I wanted to include reading to Jack into his bedtime routine. We’ve started taking Jack up to bed earlier. At around 7:30pm we take him upstairs and change his nappy before picking out a few books to read. I like to sit on our rocking chair and have Jack sat upright … Continue reading Bedtime Stories
Happy 8 months old baby Jack, what an eventful 8 months it’s been! We are really seeing Jack’s cheeky personality come out now. He is a very determined and curious little boy. He can be very sensitive at times and isn’t afraid of letting us know when he isn’t happy about something. Whether thats a … Continue reading 8 Month Update
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