How to survive motherhood? The answer is simple – Honest mum friends. It may sound simple but the main thing that keeps me going is my mum friends. When we moved to Wales 3 years ago I had no friends here and felt so alone. When I gave birth to Pops that didn’t change. I… Continue reading How to survive motherhood – What got me through these early years.
Parenting win wednesday week three. Sorry this weeks post is up late in the day, this week has come round pretty quickly. A couple of our parenting wins this week… Pops ran into playgroup again this week, if you’ve ever had a meltdown as you drop your little ones to nursery/school you’ll understand the pain… Continue reading Parenting Win Wednesday 24/05/17
Parenting win wednesday week two. I hope you spent the week enjoying the good bits of parenting. This week I’ve struggled to focus on the good parts as they happen, I think the miserable weather doesn’t help. Next week im going to try harder to see the positive! Our parenting wins this week… Pops… Continue reading Parenting Win Wednesday 17/05/17
I was reading ‘You know you’re a mum when’ over at This is me now and had to share some of my own. You know you’re a mum/dad when… You sit watching kids programs a good half hour after your little one has gone to bed. You find yourself encouraging certain shows because you want… Continue reading You know you’re a mum/dad when…
Making the decision to leave your child. For the past two and a half years it’s been just me and Pops (for the most part). If you’ve seen my post My baby, My comfort you’ll know there’s not many times i’ve been without her. At Pops last health visitor check I was told that she’s… Continue reading Sending your little one to a leave at playgroup.
I think most people would agree that they find comfort in their child but I think I’ve been masking my anxiety with pops over the past 2 years. Over the past 2 years I could probably count on my hands the amount of times I’ve been out without pops or not been pushing a… Continue reading My baby, My comfort – Anxiety after having a baby.
I’ve written a post about my goals/resolutions for 2017. This is a little different, my 20 wishes for 2017. Thanks to Hayley over at Devonmama for tagging me! 5 Personal wishes; 1- Become a more confident mum, I often feel like such a failure when it comes to motherhood and feel like people see me… Continue reading My 20 wishes for 2017.
It’s now 2017 and the start of a new year of living arrows. ‘Wiping Clean’ We had just finished painting pictures, she was messy so wanted to wipe herself clean. She then wiped the paint off the plates and then off the paper. She’s so odd sometimes. Until the next post, Are and… Continue reading Living Arrows 1/52
I read something a week or so ago about a woman taking her baby into a coffee shop and being approached by someone who thought the baby was lovely and wanted to give it a kiss – I was shocked and a little disgusted when I first read it. I WOULD NEVER LET A… Continue reading Stranger Kisses.
I’ve not really spoke about Pops and her biting for a while and that’s simply down to the fact it hasn’t been happening. I really don’t want to jinx myself so *touch wood* We still have naughty moments where she may push or hit out but finally (again touch wood) she’s no longer… Continue reading Biting baby – an update.