An open letter to all new and expectant mums.

Firstly congratulations. Secondly if you've come here to read another positive insight into life as parent then you may be disappointed, but before you run and hide, hear me out. This letter is to prepare you for the struggles and to assure you that you are not alone, so here goes. The sleepless nights are … Continue reading An open letter to all new and expectant mums.

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When is the right time to take people up on their offer of babysitting?

I'm going to keep things short and sweet. The right time is whenever you feel ready. I know mums who have left their baby (in good hands) after a week. I also know mums who have waited until their baby was 12 months old. It all depends on how you feel. There is no right … Continue reading When is the right time to take people up on their offer of babysitting?

Finding my feet: What type of mum am I and who am I now that I’m a mother?

Here I am ten weeks in and still waddling along struggling to find my feet on this journey of motherhood. Arlo and I are smashing it. Mission keep my tiny little human safe and happy is a go and I am confident in my capabilities of being a parent. The real issue is who am … Continue reading Finding my feet: What type of mum am I and who am I now that I’m a mother?

Confessions of a food addict.

Hello my name is Sarah and I am addicted to food.It has been ten minutes since my last bite of chocolate and believe me the irony of writing about food addiction whilst shovelling in a family size bar of chocolate hasn't gone unnoticed. I have a problem. I have discussed this topic before but feel … Continue reading Confessions of a food addict.

To all the dads to be. Learn from his mistakes. Don’t be a dick.

Disclaimer: Before anyone pities my partner, firstly he has read this so knows full well he is being used as an example of what not to do. Secondly if anything he now realises what a dick he was/occasionally still is and is thankful that I wrote this as apparently seeing it written down really helps … Continue reading To all the dads to be. Learn from his mistakes. Don’t be a dick.

An Open Letter To The Older Generation

Since I started sharing my journey into motherhood I have had a lot of messages from other mums. One thing I've found is always popping up in these messages is the 'advice' given to all of us, whether we want it or not. So here follows an open letter to the older generation. To clarify … Continue reading An Open Letter To The Older Generation

Enough is enough. Time to hop back on the weight loss wagon for good.

Since having Arlo and rejoining Slimming World. I have simply been stuck, dangling off the weight loss wagon, my legs running along the ground trying to clamber back on but just tripping over themselves.I have found every excuse going to make me feel better about failing to stick to plan. On my last journey I … Continue reading Enough is enough. Time to hop back on the weight loss wagon for good.