You are not abandoning your baby.

You should not feel guilty about going back to work to provide for your children. On maternity leave, once you start to think about the moment you’ll return to work, Mum guilt sets in. Mine did the minute we started making plans and looking at nurseries. Mums seem to have to justify this decision, IContinue reading “You are not abandoning your baby.”

Breastfeeding sucks.

Breastfeeding is beautiful but I am not one to pass up the opportunity of a good pun! The sentiment for me though, stands. I was determined to breastfeed for no reason except it was how I was choosing to feed my baby. No judgements, just choice. But it didn’t work out that way. I knewContinue reading “Breastfeeding sucks.”

THINGS NEVER GO TO PLAN…

EVER. Once you decide to become a parent this becomes your life mantra. Adopt this as your motto; accept it and you will never be surprised! Well, not as surprised… Initially you may think I was talking about pregnancy, labour, breast-feeding. All of these apply but unfortunately it just applies to my life. It hasContinue reading “THINGS NEVER GO TO PLAN…”

BACK TO THE BEGINNING

At 7 weeks postpartum, in a sleep deprived haze, I decided to write down my experiences as a Mum. I felt so overwhelmed and I desperately needed an outlet. It took me months to admit to doing this, so much longer to allow anyone to read it, and with my daughter about to turn 10Continue reading “BACK TO THE BEGINNING”