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?
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?
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.
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
I've often heard many people say that from the moment you see the positive pregnancy test you're a mother and it is so true, you fall in love instantly and your need to protect this little life kicks in immediately. You grow and carry your little one for nine months, you feel every movement, wriggle, … Continue reading The Birth: Part One